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Gravestone of Beloved Mascot

Date: July 13 1943
Description: Private Bill Gantenbein of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, inspects the marker for Vicksburg, their beloved mongrel mascot. Pvt. Gantenbein passed his helmet on payda...
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Chief Censor

Date: July 14 1943
Description: Colonel B. Tormey, Chief Censor — Southwest Pacific Area, sits in his well-lighted office at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Robert Doyle's articles...
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Two Soldiers

Date: July 15 1943
Description: Sergeant William (Hub) Gilligan of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin and Sergeant Elmer Warnke of Pardeeville, Wisconsin, conversing at the Quarter Master warehouse...
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Soldier in Jeep Sedan

Date: July 15 1943
Description: Corporal Earl Foster, a mechanic in a quartermaster unit, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, at the wheel of a jeep sedan at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Driv...
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Red Cross Field Director

Date: July 17 1943
Description: Red Cross Field Director, G. Robert Mowerson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, works at his typewriter at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. A field telephone is...
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Two Officers, La Follette and Kurkeet

Date: June 19 1943
Description: Lieutenant Colonel Philip F. La Follette and Captain William Kurkeet, of Madison, Wisconsin, chatting at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. La Follette...
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Distinguished Service Cross Award

Date: July 23 1943
Description: Major General William Hanson Gill awards the Distinguished Service Cross to Staff Sergeant Milan Miljatovich of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at Camp Cable, near B...
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Group of Award Recipients

Date: July 23 1943
Description: Group portrait of the Distinguished Service Cross and Silver Star Medal recipients at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia.
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Wisconsin Heroes

Date: July 23 1943
Description: Wisconsin heroes in the Papuan campaign, a group of five award recipients at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Left to right are Staff Sergeant Milan M...
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Wisconsin Soldier

Date: July 26 1943
Description: Master Sergeant William (Hub) Gilligan of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, poses for a photo at Camp Cable, near Brisbane, Australia. Gilligan is a chief clerk of...
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Three Soldiers from Detroit

Date: August 01 1943
Description: Three soldiers from the U.S. 6th Army Division, from Detroit, (left to right), Private Ned Zaffaramo, Private First Class Richard Rheaume and Private Kamil...
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Officers's Quarters

Date: August 09 1943
Description: Raining in Coco Grove, officer's quarters, Alamo force. The camp was located on Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
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Wisconsin Soldiers in Jeep

Date: August 10 1943
Description: Two soldiers pose in a jeep. The driver is Sergeant Howard Cody of Racine, Wisconsin, and next to him is Private Eugene Pregont of Wausau, Wisconsin. Palm...
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Milne Bay

Date: August 11 1943
Description: A view of Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea), from the sea. A ship can be seen on the right, at the shoreline.
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Crew on Higgins Boat

Date: August 11 1943
Description: Crew of four aboard a Higgins boat, also known as a LCVP, which stands for "Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel." Their names, left to right, are Fireman 1st...
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Three Boys Building Roof

Date: August 12 1943
Description: Three indigenous boys building a roof out of what appears to be palm fronds at Combat Team Headquarters on Kiriwina Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea...
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Boys Peeling Yams

Date: August 12 1943
Description: Two indigenous boys peel yams on Kiriwina Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
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Youth Weaving Roofing

Date: August 12 1943
Description: An indigenous youth weaves roofing for military buildings on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).
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Regimental Surgeon

Date: August 13 1943
Description: Major Howard Pagel of Ladysmith, Wisconsin, poses for a photo on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Notes by Ro...
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She's Waiting, Take Atabrine

Date: August 15 1943
Description: Private Leopold Blaha, a barber from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, looks at a poster with a pretty woman depicted on it that urges the soldiers to take their Atabr...

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