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Roadside Stop in Normandy

Roadside Stop in Normandy
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Title: Roadside Stop in Normandy
Description: A roadside stop in Normandy, France. Two men are posing next to the parked jeep, which has "ADA" stenciled below the windshield. The man in front partially obscures the other man standing behind him. One man is Eric Baume, Australian correspondent and London Bureau Chief for Truth Newspapers. The other is Edward Chichester, the 6th Marquess of Donegall, ace reporter for the London Sunday Dispatch. A helmet is attached to the grill of the jeep with the name, "T.S. Rat" stenciled on it. Power poles and lines are in the background.

Image ID: 100304
August 25, 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
Signs and symbols
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Protective clothing
Reporters and reporting

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