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Fueling Station

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DESCRIPTION

Corporal Gareale Brezeale of Warren, Arkansas, stands next to barrels, and Private First Class William Imhoff of Detroit, Michigan, holds the nozzle to the gas pump at the Kangaroo Korner Gas Station near the entrance to the 5th Air Force Headquarters near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Signs overhead read, "We Fill Anything Bound For Japan For 'Free'" and "24 Hour Service, If Attendant Isn't Around, Help Yourself." A jeep and trees are in the background.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 99917

Creation Date: 1943-11-17 

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 13, neg 1308

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

Armed Forces

Botany

Clothing and dress

Hairstyles

Hats

Men

Military art and science

Military bases

Military uniforms

Outdoor photography

Persons

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols

Soldiers

Transportation, Military

Trees

World War, 1939-1945

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