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Wisconsin Soldier Carries a Heavy Load



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Title: Wisconsin Soldier Carries a Heavy Load
Description: Private First Class Carl Krejci of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, carries a heavy load as he leaves on patrol from camp in Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), for a week. In addition to his own gear and weapon, he appears to have a radio on a strap over his shoulder. A muddy, rutted road is behind him.

Image ID: 100173
Creation
Date:
February 3, 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: Plants
Trees
Mountains
Soldiers
Weapons
Roads
Armed Forces
Firearms
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Radio
Military camps
 

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