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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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"Sgt Bob Casey, Mata, Moto, M/Sgt Tryk. Ice cubes - strange new things to local citizens #3 filter" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Ice Cube Friends. Mata and Moto, two boys from the Finschhafen area hired by the Army to spray for mosquitos, pose with Sgt…

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"The dock area at Milne Bay" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Milne Bay Wharf. Because there was no campsite for Hill's squadron when they arrived on November 4, and because commanders wanted to release the USS General John Pope to return to the States,…

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"Copy of the first view of New Guinea as the SS Gen John Pope arrived" From "Darkroom Soldier": "The Wharf of Milne Bay, November 4, 1943. Here, in August, 1942, an attack by Japanese naval forces had been repulsed by Australian infantry defending…

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