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Tropical Inn

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Title: Tropical Inn
Description: Soldiers and officers relax in the "Tropical Inn," a tent that has seating and a raised wooden floor, at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The soldiers are, (left to right) Lieutenant Otto Shild of Gooding, Idaho, Sergeant Bill Howard of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Sergeant Edwin Morse of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Corporal Edward Kukkola of Kelso, Washington, Corporal Frank Schroeder of La Crosse, Wisconsin and Private First Class Dorrison Buros of Viroqua, Wisconsin.

Image ID: 100180
February 3, 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: Trees
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Military camps
Signs and signboards

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