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Enemy Cannon



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Title: Enemy Cannon
Description: Robert Doyle seated on a Japanese cannon in Buna, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The Battle of Buna-Gona took place between November 16th, 1942 and January 2nd, 1943.

Image ID: 99637
Creation
Date:
September 29, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on March 26th, 1944. The image and article appear on page 138 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: Hats
Shoes
Artillery
Battlefields
Military uniforms
Ordnance
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Reporters and reporting
Foliage
 

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