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Dick Hanley



Dick Hanley
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Title: Dick Hanley
Description: Casual portrait of photographer Sergeant Dick Hanley, smiling broadly and perched on the spare tire of a jeep, of YANK Army Weekly magazine. In his hands are the tools of his trade, a twin-lens reflex camera and light meter. The viewfinder cover is open and the logo for "Dick Hanley" photography appears on it. He left his civilian newsphoto beat on the streets of New York City to enlist in the Army. He ended up covering 12 different landings in the Southwest Pacific during General MacArthur's island hopping push north to Japan. He is wearing casual clothes instead of his uniform. He autographed the photo across the lower right corner.

Image ID: 100957
Creation
Date:
1944 ca.
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: Soldiers
Cameras
Hats
Shoes
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Photographers
Work clothes
 

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