Red Cross Service 2
"Red Cross girls serving coffee & cookies - at a stand accessible to any, primarily to air crews returning from missions" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Support the Red Cross. From Milne Bay onward, Hill praised the Red Cross for their overseas 'Camp Services' and 'Club Services.' On Biak, he regularly visited this 'Canteen Corps' pavilion and enjoyed the drinks and snacks and company. Over the course of the war 163 million cups of coffee, 254 million doughnuts, and 121 million meals were served by the Canteen Corps (105,571 volunteers in 1942-43)." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Mindoro, The Philippines
From the Collection of Fred Hill