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Off Limits to All Troops

Off Limits to All Troops
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Title: Off Limits to All Troops
Description: Seven Lieutenant nurses from Wisconsin pose with a Lieutenant Colonel from Illinois behind a sign that declares "Off Limits To All Troops." Names (left to right, standing) are Lieutenant Marie Kuenzi of Beaver Dam, Lieutenant Colonel Max C. Ehrlich of Chicago, Lieutenant Marianna Brown of Beloit, Lieutenant Phyllis Koll of Milwaukee, Lieutenant Doris Gregory of Shorewood, and Lieutenant Geraldine Buergin of Madison. Seated (left to right) are Lieutenant Doris Grube of Kenosha and Lieutenant Muriel Cannon of Ellsworth. Buildings and palm trees are in the background. The location is on Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 99995
December 5, 1943 
Doyle, Robert
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
This image was published in the Milwaukee Journal on December 28th, 1943. The image and article appear on page 107 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: Trees
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Signs and signboards

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