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Lieutenant Colonel Philip F. La Follette



Lieutenant Colonel Philip F. La Follette
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Title: Lieutenant Colonel Philip F. La Follette
Description: Robert Doyle's caption that accompanied this image reads, "Lieutenant Colonel Philip F. La Follette, three times Governor of Wisconsin, poses in combat uniform. He took part in the landings at Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island, in charge of a group of press correspondents." The ocean and shoreline are behind him.

Image ID: 100026
Creation
Date:
December 18, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal after December 18th, 1943. The image and caption appear on page 105 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.
Subjects: Trees
Ocean
Seashore
Armed Forces
Firearms
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Military bases
Governors
Eyeglasses
Officers
Hills
 

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