Soldier in Jeep Sedan
Corporal Earl Foster, a mechanic in a quartermaster unit, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, at the wheel of a jeep sedan at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Driving an open jeep in the winter can be a chilly job, so the soldiers built a plywood cab.
Image ID: 99495
Creation Date: 1943-07-15
Creator Name: Doyle, Robert
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: negative, original
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 1, neg 106
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on August 4th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 86 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
World War, 1939-1945
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