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  • Tags: Canoes
"Traders came out in Dug-out outrigger canoes to Welcome US troops as ships waited for their turn at the 3 spaces at Tacloban Dock. They brought fresh fruit, chickens, even singing girls (good voices)"

Position: 118 (21 views)
"The canoes that came out to welcome us as we arrived at Tacloban Leyte Oct 28 1944" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Invading Leyte. On October 20, 1944, four divisions of the U.S. Sixth Army, including the XXIV Corps from the Central Pacific, invaded…

Position: 284 (9 views)
"Native homes on stilts over the water. Outrigger canoe with at least 10 people going by" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Homes at Parai. 'Off limits' for soldiers, Hill and Casey hitchhiked down the coast to Parai on August 23. In his letter, Hill…

Position: 4040 (2 views)
"Two Liberty Ships and an LC1 behind a native large canoe with a sail, at Biak" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Boat Antithesis. Stabilized by outrigger, assisted by sail, four Biak men paddle their large wood canoe on Soenggarai Bay. Praised for their…

Position: 7618 (1 views)
"Carved canoe bow at Biak"

Position: 2433 (3 views)
"2 ladies and a man in outrigger canoe - Philippines - Leyte area"

Position: 284 (9 views)
"two native outrigger canoes and fish trap wiers on Biak Japen Island in distance"

Position: 7618 (1 views)
"Some Sqdn's Camp area right at sea side - Good example of a camp. A row of native dug-out canoes up the beach"

Position: 4040 (2 views)
"Native homes on stilts over water. Ship moving 17th Sqdn and others - to Biak - layed over several days at Hollandia. Fred Hill went ashore with Merch. Marine pig boat"

Position: 4040 (2 views)
"Humbolt Bay Local Homes" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Native Homes, Humboldt Bay. Hill and two other Photo Section men persuaded an officer on the Russell Sage that they needed to document 'squadron history.' Accepting this ruse, the captain allowed…

Position: 985 (5 views)

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