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Aussie Press Hut

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Title: Aussie Press Hut
Description: War correspondents pose for a group portrait in the Aussie Press Hut in Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Names, (front, left to right) Bob Eunson of Associated Press, Dean Schedler of Associated Press, Major T.P. Wagner, Press Officer and Robert Doyle of the Milwaukee Journal, (back, left to right) Sergeant Dick Hanley of YANK Army Weekly, Ralph Boyce of YANK Army Weekly and Lieutenant Joe Jackson, Press Officer. The hut appears to be part tent, part structure. A countertop with a back has equipment stacked on it. Two bare light bulbs hang from the ceiling.

Image ID: 100877
Hanley, Dick, YANK Army Weekly
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
This image appears on page 13 of the clipping book, Anybody Here From Wisconsin?, a reprint of the scrapbook kept by Robert Doyle's mother. 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: Tents
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group
Military bases
Reporters and reporting

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