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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…

Position: 4194 (4 views)
From "Darkroom Soldier": "Trade Bilum. Measuring 6"x5" this bi-colored purse from Hill's collection is finely woven in traditional style: raised rows, continuous knots, half-maze design, plant fibers. The ivory and green twine may be a bush product…

Position: 4194 (4 views)
"Palm trees - Art Study at Milne Bay" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Coconut Palms, Milne Bay. Six miles wide and twenty miles long, Milne Bay was -- for Hill -- both a mud hole and a tropical paradise. White sand beaches, clear seas, blazing sunsets,…

Position: 4194 (4 views)
"Bathing Facilities - A shallow stream at Milne Bay - New Guinea" Ed Bernardo is looking back over his left shoulder as Dick Baxter sits in the water to his left. From "Darkroom Soldier": "Milne Bay Skinny Dippers. Small rivers and streams flowing…

Position: 1608 (7 views)
"The muddy temporary camp site at Milne Bay - building a 'Cordurary' walk way to get from road into our camp area"

Position: 3042 (5 views)
"First (temporary) camp of the ground crew of 17th Recon Sqdn - Milne Bay New Guinea Nov 4 to Nov 16 1943 in MUD - !" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Building the Aihoma Road. For the nine or ten days Hill's unit waited at Milne Bay, they were assigned to…

Position: 2220 (6 views)
"Red Cross facilities -[one of] 2 images." On sign over pathway: "American Red Cross Recreation Hall"

Position: 1163 (8 views)
"Red Cross facilities - [one of] 2 images"

Position: 3042 (5 views)
"Taro plants in Village garden"

Position: 6124 (3 views)
"Village garden on a terrace - taro - Finschhafen"

Position: 6124 (3 views)

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