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Airfield Aid Station



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Title: Airfield Aid Station
Description: Major Howard Pagel (left) of Ladysmith, Wisconsin, and Captain Walter King (right) of Waco, Texas, stand together in front of the airfield aid station at the Kiriwina Airfield on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 99580
Creation
Date:
August 22, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
See Image ID: 99545 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: Ethnic architecture
Soldiers
Hats
Airports
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
First aid in illness and injury
Military camps
Islands
Air bases
 

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