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Port Moresby Harbor



Port Moresby Harbor
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Title: Port Moresby Harbor
Description: General view of Port Moresby Harbor from road, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). A jeep is on the road on the left. Several soldiers are near a shack at the gate opening onto the Royal Australian Air Force Marine Section Parking Area. On the far right, several warships are docked. Across the harbor industrial buildings are along the shoreline at the base of a hill.

Image ID: 100201
Creation
Date:
February 5, 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
Dwellings
Cities and towns
Fences
Soldiers
Boats and boating
Ships
Ocean
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Sailors
Shorelines
Signs and signboards
Industrial buildings
Harbors
Piers
Hills
 

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