Infantry Combat Team Training
32nd Division Infantry Combat Team landing from LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) in a practice exercise. Soldiers are running down a ramp, then up a rocky beach from the landing craft. The number on the ship is "71." The ship is flying the American flag. Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time: "Infantrymen who landed at Saidor, New Guinea, run off LCI in exercise few weeks before actual landing."
Image ID: 99998
Creation Date: 1943-11-08
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 17, neg 1701
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
This image appears in the forward of the clipping book, Anybody Here From Wisconsin?, a reprint of the scrapbook kept by Robert Doyle's mother. 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.
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945
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