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Date: 1943-08-15 

Description: A soldier and four indigenous men shade their eyes as they watch planes take off and land at the Kiriwina Airfield on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, N...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Rabbit hutches at Stettin concentration camp in Germany.

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Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...

Historical Essay

Lead Toy Soldier Casting Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Toy-Moulds set made by the Make-A-Toy Co. and used by the Asmuth family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1930s. (Museum object #1962.228.30,A-U)

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Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.

Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: British recruitment poster commissioned by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Depicts a silhouette of a British soldier holding a rifle.

Photograph

James Bull

Date:  

Description: Photographic calling card of James Bull, Company K, 1st Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two British soldiers posing in a trench. The soldier on the right is manning an air-cooled Vickers light machine gun, and the soldier on the left is holdin...

Photograph

The Market

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women, and children standing outdoors and looking towards the camera. They are probably attending the market in A...

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Description: General Winfield Scott Hancock and a large number of his staff officers.

Date: 1965 

Description: Bodies of several dead Viet Cong soldiers lying on a beach. Several U.S. soldiers observe as bodies are placed in the sand from a truck.

Photograph

Svend Torgerson

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of Svend Torgerson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

Photograph

Adam R. Merrick

Date:  

Description: Quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Adam R. Merrick, Company A, McLaughlin's Squadron Ohio Cavalry, dressed in street clothes.

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Description: "The Volunteer's Vision." A sentimental lithograph showing how the warrior dreams of his family even as he drinks with his comrades in camp.

Date: 1943-08-22 

Description: Corporal Eugene Cierzynski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (left) instructs Corporal Edgar Hourscht of Trosky, Minnesota (right), on how to operate a D-8 Caterpill...

Photograph

John O. Wraalstad

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Sergeant John O. Wraalstad, Company I of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Wisconsin's so-called Scandinavian Regiment...

Date: 1943-02-10 

Description: Robert Doyle interviews Private Floyd Flayter, (shirtless) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin at a training ground somewhere in Australia. A firearm is laying on the...

Photograph

"Open Date"

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: A pilot peers out of the window of a warplane at an airbase near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The plane has nose art depicting...

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