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"5 members - Photo section A toast Martin / Barret / Countryman / Risdon and Reimer"

Position: 498 (6 views)

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"Allan Countryman and Van Reimer demonstrate Christmas Beer issue at Christmas time - Dulag Leyte. There were some of us who did not drink beer - Fred Hill"

Position: 1192 (4 views)

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"Sgt Fred Hill - in the 'jungle' near the 17th camp at Dulag Philippines"

Position: 1192 (4 views)

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"Relaxed aboard the Liberty Ship Juan Cabrillo, en route from Biak via Hollandia to Tacloban, Leyte. Oct 21 to 28 1944 - 17th Recon Sqdn Ground Crews" Ed Bernardo watching? From "Darkroom Soldier": "Leaving Biak. As combat moved north to reconquer…

Position: 498 (6 views)

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"Assembling the mess hall for the 17th tact Recon Sqdn at Biak. The frame members were pre-cut and bolt holes drilled - supplied by Australia"

Position: 1948 (3 views)

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"17th Tact. Recon Sqdn Mess hall being assembled. The wood came from Australian sources - Pre-cut and bolt holes were pre-drilled. A very heavy dense wood" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Raising the Mess Hall. Once Biak was pacified, Hill and other…

Position: 1948 (3 views)

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"Fred Hill washing his underwear - Ie Shima" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Laundry at the Spring. Sgt Fred Hill scrubs a pair of shorts at a freshwater spring about halfway down the trail to the tide flats. Given the absence of civilian service workers,…

Position: 6972 (1 views)

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"Members of the 17th Recon Sqdn unloading gravel at their camp site on Ie Shima"

Position: 3400 (2 views)

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"Members of the 17th Recon Sqdn unloading gravel at their camp site on Ie Shima"

Position: 3400 (2 views)

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"Crushed coral to pack down for floor & walk to Mess Hall. Countryman - Baxter - Price" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Gravel Detail. As on Biak, Photo Section men were detailed to help construct the mess hall. Here, A.J. Countryman (left) and Ed Bernardo…

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