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  • Tags: Territory of Papua
"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: 3955 (2 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: 3955 (2 views)
"The muddy temporary camp site at Milne Bay - building a 'Cordurary' walk way to get from road into our camp area"

Position: 3955 (2 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: 3955 (2 views)
"Red Cross facilities -[one of] 2 images." On sign over pathway: "American Red Cross Recreation Hall"

Position: 962 (5 views)
"Red Cross facilities - [one of] 2 images"

Position: 2368 (3 views)
"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,…

Position: 1459 (4 views)
"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…

Position: 2368 (3 views)

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