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Paratrooper Private Johnny Jump



Paratrooper Private Johnny Jump
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Title: Paratrooper Private Johnny Jump
Description: View of a paratrooper just about to jump from the side door of a warplane. He is wearing the full kit and is carrying a rifle. It is likely that this is a posed image for YANK, the Army Weekly magazine. On two sides of the negative is the text, "HANLEY-YANK" and "Pvt. Johnny Jump."

Image ID: 100675
Creation
Date:
1944 ca.
Creator
Name:
Hanley, Dick, YANK Army Weekly
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: Soldiers
Airplane, Military
Armed Forces
Firearms
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Air bases
 

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