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War Correspondent in Combat Suit



War Correspondent in Combat Suit
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Title: War Correspondent in Combat Suit
Description: Bob Eunson of Associated Press at Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), dressed in a "combat suit." He is wearing a pack on his back and carries a machete.

Image ID: 99640
Creation
Date:
September 29, 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 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
Soldiers
Weapons
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Military bases
Eyeglasses
Reporters and reporting
 

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