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Wisconsin Artillery Officers



Wisconsin Artillery Officers
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Title: Wisconsin Artillery Officers
Description: Wisconsin artillery officers helping direct the shelling of the Japanese on Saidor's west flank (beyond the point in the background). The officers are, (left to right) Major Robert Schultz of Milwaukee, Lieutenant Colonel Erwin Beyer of Madison and Major Francis Knope of Stevens Point. A tree is on the left, beach and ocean in the background. Saidor is located on the northeast coast of New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 100181
Creation
Date:
February 3, 1944 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on February 12th, 1944. The image and article appear on page 121 of the clipping book, Anybody Here From Wisconsin?, a reprint of the scrapbook kept by Robert Doyle's mother. 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
Landforms
Ocean
Seashore
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Military camps
Officers
 

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