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Sad Shack Group



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Title: Sad Shack Group
Description: G. Robert Mowerson (left), Red Cross Director and Robert Doyle (third from left), War Correspondent, posing with Captain O.S. Allen of Columbus, Georgia, and Captain Elmer G. Boyer of Lansing, Michigan, at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. The sign behind them reads, "American Red Cross in Australia." In his notes, Doyle calls the four of them, the "Sad Shack Group."

Image ID: 99512
Creation
Date:
July 31, 1943 
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: Red Cross
Buildings
Hats
Uniforms
Insignia
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Military camps
Eyeglasses
Officers
Signs and signboards
Reporters and reporting
Smoking
Cigarettes
 

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