Japanese Ammo Dump 4

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Title

Japanese Ammo Dump 4

Subject

Ammunition dumps
Military life
Military uniforms
Powers, Earl E.

Description

"Sgt Powers examining Jap munitions at a hastily abandoned ammo dump at Hollandia. US engineers had declared the dump to be clear of 'Booby traps' 17th Recon Sqdn" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Deadly Reminders. On a trip ashore, Hill and Powers came upon an abandoned Japanese ammunition dump. A sign in English read, 'Free of Booby Traps,' so the intrepid photographers entered the area. Here, Hill captured Powers standing among boxes of munitions, comtemplating a Japanese label, and holding a grenade." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.239

Spatial Coverage

Hollandia, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill