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Mopping Up After Bombardment



Mopping Up After Bombardment
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Title: Mopping Up After Bombardment
Description: Mopping up after the bombardment of Cape Gloucester while the American cruiser returns to base are: (left to right, all shirtless) Seaman 2nd Class Dominick Gresinanno of Brooklyn, New York, Seaman 2nd Class Pandillis Perris of Bronx, New York, Seaman 1st Class Edward Presutti of Staten Island, New York and Seaman 2nd Class Daniel Koepp or Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cape Gloucester was located in New Britain, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 100052
Creation
Date:
December 26, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
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: Cleaning
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Body marking
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Jewelry
Implements, utensils, etc.
Sailors
 

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