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New Guinea Coast



New Guinea Coast
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Title: New Guinea Coast
Description: View over water towards the New Guinea coast from a boat. A larger boat is on the right and several smaller craft in the center. A pier is on the shoreline, and soldiers and indigenous people stand on the beach. Supplies are probably being transferred from the larger ship to smaller boats for the trip to a military camp. The jungle and a hill are in the background.

Image ID: 101027
Creation
Date:
1942 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: Trees
Soldiers
Boats and boating
Ships
Ocean
Seashore
Armed Forces
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Shorelines
Pacific Islanders
Military camps
Piers
Hills
Foliage
 

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