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Military Laundry



Military Laundry
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Title: Military Laundry
Description: Elevated view of the Rough Raider Squadron Laundry, serving 100 customers a day. Eight soldiers can be seen, some working, some watching, and one soldier carrying a bulging laundry bag over his shoulder. Trees are in the background, and drying garments are on the left. The laundry is located near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 99947
Creation
Date:
November 30, 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
Mountains
Laundries (rooms and spaces)
Machinery
Armed Forces
Military training camps
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Barrels
Clothing and dress
Implements, utensils, etc.
Military bases
 

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