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"Cocoanut Salesman who came through our 17th Recon Camp area" (Negative sleeve seems to be in error - "Binmaley, 1945") From "Darkroom Soldier": "Coconut Peddler. Papuan tribesman regularly harvested coconut as a staple. Here, a vendor balances a…

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"Taro plants in Village garden"

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"Village garden on a terrace - taro - Finschhafen"

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"Native garden in foreground. Ships in distant water (Speed graphic camera)" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Taro Plantation. Within sight of Allied warships anchored off Finschhafen (background), Hill photographed this hillside taro plantation. When…

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"Hand carved bamboo comb - a tourist trade item - perhaps actually used by local people. Called a supwac" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Papuan Supwac. Hill brought home this typical hand-carved comb for which he traded two flashlight batteries. He later…

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"Local New Guinea native carving a bamboo comb - Copy from a color slide" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Carving a Comb. Using a western-style scout knife, an older Papuan man crafts a bamboo comb. During the war, such items were popular for both trade…

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"Native village children with bows & arrows"

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"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…

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"Jeep in a mud bog in camp area - Finchhaffen - 17th Recon Sqdn" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Jeep in Mud. Men walking in the muck from mess hall to Photo Section skirt the deep mudhole where a jeep was abandoned. When the rains stopped and the mud…

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"Fred Hill eating fresh papaya" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Papaya Eater. While sweat rash plagued Hill at Finnschhafen, he still enjoyed eating tropical fruit -- as seen here in this photo he sent to Martha. Throughout the New Guinea conflict,…

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