A rickety ladder serves (Sergeant) Technician 4th Grade John Duray (left), and his brother, Staff Sergeant Isador Duray, both of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, in the construction of a camp on Goodenough Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They were in the same unit for two and a half years. Tents and trees are in the background.
Image ID: 99746
Creation Date: 1943
Creator Name: Doyle, Robert
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: negative, duplicate
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 11, neg 1112
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on November 21st, 1943. The image and article appear on page 102 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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