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Infantry Combat Team Training



Infantry Combat Team Training
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Title: Infantry Combat Team Training
Description: 32nd Division Infantry Combat Team landing from LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) in a practice exercise. Soldiers are running down a ramp, then up a rocky beach from the landing craft. The number on the ship is "71." The ship is flying the American flag. Robert Doyle wrote a caption for this image although it was not published at that time: "Infantrymen who landed at Saidor, New Guinea, run off LCI in exercise few weeks before actual landing."

Image ID: 99998
Creation
Date:
November 8, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image appears in the forward 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: Soldiers
Weapons
Ocean
Armed Forces
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Flags
Shorelines
 

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