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Church Service in Roundhouse



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Title: Church Service in Roundhouse
Description: Chaplain Captain Allan R. Fredine holds a Protestant church service in a roundhouse used by the 757th Railway Shop Battalion in Cherbourg, France. He is using the hood of his jeep as an altar and is seated at a portable piano. Many soldiers stand and sit while singing from hymnbooks. Back in the States, he had congregations in Eau Claire and Superior, but more recently his family was in Minneapolis.

Image ID: 100565
Creation
Date:
October 8, 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: Singing
Books
Soldiers
Buildings
Altars
Clergy
Religious articles
Worship programs
Railroad tracks
Roundhouses (Railroads)
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Officers
 

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