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Wisconsin Soldiers in Jeep



Wisconsin Soldiers in Jeep
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Title: Wisconsin Soldiers in Jeep
Description: Two soldiers pose in a jeep. The driver is Sergeant Howard Cody of Racine, Wisconsin, and next to him is Private Eugene Pregont of Wausau, Wisconsin. Palm trees, buildings and several men are in the background. The medical unit camp area is located on Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 99527
Creation
Date:
August 10, 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 November 29th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 104 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: Trees
Buildings
Hats
Armed Forces
Military hospitals
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Military camps
 

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