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"Naughty Blue Eyes"



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Title: "Naughty Blue Eyes"
Description: The crew of the "Naughty Blue Eyes" poses in front of their warplane, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, after the Alexishafen mission. The nose art of a little girl cherub appears on the plane behind them. Navigator Lieutenant Paul Seramur of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is on the lower left with his pup, "Cobber." Alexishafen was a Japanese occupied airbase located on the northeast coast of New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), near Madang.

Image ID: 99895
Creation
Date:
November 13, 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: Mascots
Soldiers
Painting
Signs and symbols
Hats
Pets
Caricatures and cartoons
Air pilots, Military
Airplane, Military
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Dogs
Officers
Air bases
 

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