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Soldier Taking a Shower



Soldier Taking a Shower
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Title: Soldier Taking a Shower
Description: Private Clarence Charneski, Surgical Technician-Medical Detachment, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, takes an improvised outdoor shower under a bucket at a military camp on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). He was drying off when the photo was snapped.

Image ID: 99568
Creation
Date:
August 16, 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 September 24th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 96 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
Laundries (rooms and spaces)
Soldiers
Armed Forces
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Nudity
Islands
Foliage
 

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