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  • Tags: Huts
A thatch hut in a local Dobodura village. "These negatives are not for section use - Sgt. Casey"
One of the long buildings at the camp at Dobodura, New Guinea. "Hill - Photo Section - Salinas & Laurel - Doc Speer, Tregea, etc."
"Copy negatives of New Guinea native Women - bare breasted"
"The 3rd Attack Group Photo Section crew - including 5 men on loan from the 17th Recon Sqdn Front Row L to R Jack Heyn - Jim Humphrey (Section Chief) - John Shemilyence - Leith Seely - Earnie Roy - Ken Ward - Joe DeNunno - George Newcomb - John Bahr…
"17th tactical Recon Sqdn's electric generator - a 5,000 watt onan unit for lights in men's hall, orderly room, and every tent"
"5 native children, some naked at the Village above the Taro garden at Finchhaffen" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Village Children. As Hill wrote to Martha, the Papuan 'women stepped back in the shadows of their huts when they saw us, but the little kids…
"Native village children with bows & arrows"
"Native home and outrigger in Harbor at Hollandia"
"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…
"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"
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