Finchhaffen Camp, Barber
"Barber shop at Finsch" Sign on shop: "Beauty Salon" Sign on tree near shop: "This is only a picture. If you want the real stuff, take Atabrine" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Haircuts and Pills. Some enterprising soldier of the Milne Bay base performed GI-style haircuts in this shelter. The alluring sign alludes to the significance of Atabrine, a quinine substitute prescribed by the Army to prevent malaria. During the Allied campaign to control New Guinea, 70,000 men died of the mosquito-borne disease." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
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Finchhaffen, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill