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Roadside Stop in France



Roadside Stop in France
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Title: Roadside Stop in France
Description: A roadside stop in Normandy, France. Three men are standing with a jeep. From left is Robert Doyle, war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal. The other men are Eric Baume, Australian correspondent and London Bureau Chief for Truth Newspapers, and 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. Trees and shrubs are on the side of the road.

Image ID: 100306
Creation
Date:
August 25, 1944 
Creator
Name:
Unknown
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
Shrubs
Signs and symbols
Hats
Roads
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Europeans
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Journalists
Reporters and reporting
Smoking
Cigarettes
Coats
 

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