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"Naughty Blue Eyes"

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DESCRIPTION

The crew of the "Naughty Blue Eyes" poses in front of their warplane, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, after the Alexishafen mission. The nose art of a little girl cherub appears on the plane behind them. Navigator Lieutenant Paul Seramur of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is on the lower left with his pup, "Cobber." 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: 99895

Creation Date: 1943-11-13 

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 1210

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

Air bases

Air pilots, Military

Airplane, Military

Animals

Armed Forces

Arts

Caricatures and cartoons

Clothing and dress

Dogs

Hairstyles

Hats

Mascots

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Officers

Outdoor photography

Painting

Persons

Pets

Portraits, Group

Signs and symbols

Soldiers

Transportation, Military

World War, 1939-1945

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This image is © copyrighted property of Journal Sentinel Inc. and is provided by the State Historical Society subject to contract.  Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Division of Library-Archives. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member.

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