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Allied Officers' Club



Allied Officers' Club
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Title: Allied Officers' Club
Description: View from road of the exterior of the Allied Officers' Club in Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). It is built on posts above the water on the coast. A large porch or veranda surrounds the interior. Potted plants are lined up on the railing facing the road. An officer is walking up the ramp into the club. Portions of jeeps are in the foreground on the left and right.

Image ID: 100205
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: Plants
Ethnic architecture
Porches
Nightclubs
Buildings
Relaxation
Roads
Ocean
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Shorelines
Officers
Harbors
 

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