War Correspondent at His Typewriter
Robert Doyle types stories about the Red Arrow Division in his tent while seated on his cot. The tent sides are tied open. A crate serves as a typewriter stand and a canteen is on a picnic-style table on the right. The can beneath the table has a label that reads "Defense Pure Coffee." A flashlight is tied to the tent pole and other equipment and clothing are behind Doyle. On the reverse of the print is written: "Australia," so the location may be Camp Cable, south of Brisbane.
Image ID: 101037
Creation Date: 1943-07 ca.
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 7, fldr 7/1
Original Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 inches
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on August 15th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 88 of the clipping book, Anybody Here From Wisconsin?, a reprint of the scrapbook kept by Robert Doyle's mother. Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Clothing and dress
Military art and science
Reporters and reporting
World War, 1939-1945
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