Japanese Well Drilling Rig 2
"Japanese well drilling rig - left behind - Being used by U.S. forces - Biak" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Well Drillers. To find a fresh water source for washing and bathing, unidenitified men of the 17th Squadron Utilities Section quickly learned to operate an abandoned Japanese well drilling machine, but never did strike water." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Biak, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill