Major and Indigenous Man
Major Austin Henry of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, poses with an indigenous man in front of the medical tent at the military camp on Woodlark Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They appear to be looking at a machete in the Major's hands. Trees and a tent are in the background.
Image ID: 99858
Creation Date: 1943-11-05
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 12, neg 1203
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
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
Signs and symbols
World War, 1939-1945
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