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Navigation Instruments on an American Warship



Navigation Instruments on an American Warship
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Title: Navigation Instruments on an American Warship
Description: Navigation instruments on an American cruiser were checked by Lieutenant Commander Leonard Meyer of Appleton. Three other crew members are nearby. The cruiser took part in the heavy bombardment of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), before the marines landed. In the distance are two ships, and beyond is smoke from the bombardment near the shoreline.

Image ID: 100045
Creation
Date:
December 26, 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 on January 10th, 1944. The image and article appear on page 113 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: Mountains
Weapons
Ocean
Seashore
Armed Forces
Battles
Military uniforms
War
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Sailors
Officers
 

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