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Wisconsin Heroes



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Title: Wisconsin Heroes
Description: Wisconsin heroes in the Papuan campaign, a group of five award recipients at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Left to right are Staff Sergeant Milan Miljatovich of Milwaukee, Private Steve Parks of Cameron, Captain Joseph Stehling of Beaver Dam, Sergeant Homer McGettigan of Darlington and Sergeant Hugo Arno of Menasha. Miljatovich and Parks received the Distinguished Service Cross and the others received the Silver Star Medal.

Image ID: 99510
Creation
Date:
July 23, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on August 4th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 86 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: Soldiers
Hats
Insignia
Armed Forces
Military decorations
Military parades & ceremonies
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Military camps
 

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