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"Allan Countryman - His daily letter home to wife, Pat in New York State"
"Allan Countryman - His daily letter home to wife, Pat in New York State"
"Allan J 'AJ' Countryman - Photo Section 17th tact. Recon Sqdn. Print crew member - from New York State"
"The 17th Tact. Redon Sqdn's movie theater on Biak. Men provided their own seating, some quite elaborate. Men from other units were welcome, but behind the pole fence" From "Darkroom Soldier": "17th Squdron Movie Theater. Hill and his fellow soldiers…
"Overview of 17th Tact. Recon Camp on Biak. Service Tents - Generator and gasoline drums in foreground. Metal roof of Mess hall in distance on left"
"Gasoline source for vehicles and kitchen stoves and immersion heaters for washing mess kits" Sign on platform reads, "No Smoking - Gas - Danger"
"Typical enlisted men's tent on Biak, Dutch New Guinea 17th Tact. Recon Sqdn" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Mokmer Village Home. Hill described his personal quarters on Biak as the most primitive of any of his ten sites. Here he records....a canvas tent…
"The cot and equipment of Sgt. Fred Hill. Two boards of salvaged lumber for a floor. 50 cal ammo boxes - with silica gel from engine boxes - kept film and personal cameras, and stationery dry. 30 cal carbine hangs from bedside. Loafer slippers from…
"17th Tactical Recon Sqdn Orderly Room tent at Biak"
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