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Four War Correspondents in a Warplane

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DESCRIPTION

Four war correspondents, (left to right), Robert Doyle of the Milwaukee Journal, an unknown man, Ralph Boyce of YANK Army Weekly magazine and Bob Eunson of Associated Press joke around in a damaged warplane, named the "Hell's Angel," at Wards Drome (5 Mile), an airfield near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Doyle and Boyce are holding weapons. The name "Pappy" is painted below the cockpit window. Robert Doyle notes that this photograph was taken by Sergeant Dick Hanley of YANK, the Army Weekly magazine, with Doyle's camera.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 99915

Creation Date: 1943-11-13 

Creator Name: Hanley, Dick, YANK Army Weekly

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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 13, neg 1305

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

Airplane, Military

Armed Forces

Clothing and dress

Firearms

Hats

Manners and customs

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Outdoor photography

Persons

Portraits, Group

Practical jokes

Reporters and reporting

Signs and symbols

Work

World War, 1939-1945

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