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Lae Airstrip



Lae Airstrip
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Title: Lae Airstrip
Description: Military trucks, jeeps and planes at the Lae Airstrip, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Lae was a Japanese occupied airstrip until September 16, 1943, when it was liberated by the Allied Forces.

Image ID: 100123
Creation
Date:
January 13, 1944 
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: Mountains
Buildings
Trucks
Airplane, Military
Armed Forces
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Air bases
 

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