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Ordnance Men

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DESCRIPTION

Michigan soldiers loading bombs onto a trailer at a military base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Their names, left to right, are Sergeant Joe Sankowski (shirtless) of Detroit, Sergeant Charles Sekula (shirtless) of Flint, Sergeant Leonard Welch of Detroit, Sergeant Edward Rushman (shirtless) of Wyandotte, and Sergeant Herman Rollin of Detroit. A warplane is in the background.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 99979

Creation Date: 1943-11-30 

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 15, neg 1509

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

Hairstyles

Hats

Hills

Land

Men

Military art and science

Military bases

Military uniforms

Moustache

Ordnance

Outdoor photography

Persons

Soldiers

Trailers

Transportation

World War, 1939-1945

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