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Gun Section of Battalion A

Gun Section of Battalion A
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Title: Gun Section of Battalion A
Description: The Gun Section of Battalion A at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea) looks at gun sight held by their Sergeant. The soldier's names are (crouching, left to right) Private Joe Hyla of Chicago, Illinois, Private Walter Burnick of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Private Bruce Allor of Grosse Point, Michigan, Private Wilton Wolf of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and showing the gun sight is Sergeant Edward Canning of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (standing, left to right) Private Jack Dower of Salinas, California, Private Robert Naslund of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Corporal Felix Luscavage of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, Private First Class Anthony Masseo of New York City and Private First Class Edward Meehan of Bronx, New York.

Image ID: 100148
January 22, 1944 
Doyle, Robert
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
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: Weapons
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
African Americans
Outdoor photography
Military camps

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