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Robert Doyle in a Transfer-At-Sea-Chair



Robert Doyle in a Transfer-At-Sea-Chair
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Title: Robert Doyle in a Transfer-At-Sea-Chair
Description: A smiling Robert Doyle is transferred between two ships using a manila highline in a transfer-at-sea chair, also called a boatswain's chair. He is wearing a life preserver and carrying a book.

Image ID: 101062
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: Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Protective clothing
Journalists
Reporters and reporting
 

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