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Two Consolidated B-24 Liberator Warplanes

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DESCRIPTION

Aerial view of two Consolidated B-24 Liberator warplanes taken from another airplane during the Alexishafen strike. On the left is Colonel Arthur Rogers' lead plane, and on the right is the warplane "Pistol Packin' Mamma." Colonel Rogers commanded the 90th Bombardment Group, "The Jolly Rogers." The tail art of the "Jolly Rogers" was a skull with crossed bombs underneath. Below the warplanes are clouds over tree-covered hills and a river. Alexishafen was a Japanese occupied airbase located on the northeast coast of New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), near Madang.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 101240

Creation Date: 1943-10-13 

Creator Name: Doyle, Robert

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Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 12, neg 1208

Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

SUBJECTS

Airplane, Military

Armed Forces

Arts

Battles

Caricatures and cartoons

Land

Military art and science

Ordnance

Painting

Rivers

Signs and symbols

Sky

Transportation, Military

Water

Weather

World War, 1939-1945

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