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Regimental Surgeon

Regimental Surgeon
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Title: Regimental Surgeon
Description: Major Howard Pagel of Ladysmith, Wisconsin, poses for a photo on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Notes by Robert Doyle, "Engr. Reg., Regimental Surgeon, APO 928 - Reserve officer in Mar. 17, 1941. Sailed Jan. 13, 1942 - Arr. Melbourne - Townsville area & Iron Range - Much air corps work - Roads & strips - Arr. Moresby, Nov., 1942."

Image ID: 99545
August 13, 1943 
Doyle, Robert
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
See Image ID: 99580 for another image of Major Pagel.

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
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Military camps

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