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Soldier View Old Suspension Bridge



Soldier View Old Suspension Bridge
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Title: Soldier View Old Suspension Bridge
Description: Three soldiers view an old damaged indigenous suspension bridge. The soldier with a rifle on the right is Private Marion Tewalt of Viroqua, Wisconsin. The naked soldier wading in the water is Private Jasper Edwards of Durham, North Carolina. The standing soldier on the left is Private Robert Anderson of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. The shore is rocky in the foreground and trees are on the far side of the river.

Image ID: 100141
Creation
Date:
January 18, 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: Trees
Soldiers
Bridges
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Shorelines
Nudity
Rivers
 

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