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Robert Doyle in Brest



Robert Doyle in Brest
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Title: Robert Doyle in Brest
Description: Robert Doyle views the destruction on a street in Brest, France. On the left is a damaged military truck with three soldiers standing. Behind Doyle are two more soldiers, one smoking a cigarette. On the far right a soldier is kneeling. In the background are the remains of a vehicle near a stone wall at the base of a hill.

Image ID: 100375
Creation
Date:
September 18, 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
Explosions
Cities and towns
Soldiers
Armed Forces
Battlefields
Firearms
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Bombings
Stone walls
Journalists
Reporters and reporting
Smoking
Cigarettes
Hills
 

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