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Ordnance Men



Ordnance Men
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Title: Ordnance Men
Description: Michigan soldiers loading bombs onto a trailer at a military base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Their names, left to right, are Sergeant Joe Sankowski (shirtless) of Detroit, Sergeant Charles Sekula (shirtless) of Flint, Sergeant Leonard Welch of Detroit, Sergeant Edward Rushman (shirtless) of Wyandotte, and Sergeant Herman Rollin of Detroit. A warplane is in the background.

Image ID: 99979
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: Soldiers
Trailers
Hats
Airplane, Military
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Ordnance
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Moustache
Hills
Air bases
 

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