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Military Truck Driving Through Mud



Military Truck Driving Through Mud
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Title: Military Truck Driving Through Mud
Description: Three soldiers in a truck drive through mud on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Jungle foliage is in the background.

Image ID: 99555
Creation
Date:
August 15, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Kiriwina Island 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
Soldiers
Trucks
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Water
Military camps
Islands
Foliage
 

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