Binmaley Camp, Quarters 4

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Title

Binmaley Camp, Quarters 4

Subject

Military camps
Military uniforms

Description

"Binmaley (pronounced: Binmally). This is the home of Photo section men + Walt Peters - a medic. Rain water from one side of the tent kept the barrel full for showers!" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Camp at Binmaley. In a written memoir, Hill recalled his new quarters: 'On the central west coast of Luzon we built a splendid camp. The local Filipino craftsmen could build anything out of bamboo, and we each chipped in about $20 (six of us to a tent) to have a very comfortable tent frame and floor home constructed. By extending the side flaps and filling in the corners with issued ('shelter halves') we got a twenty-by-twenty foot domicile. From one side, the rain funneled into a fifty-five gallon drum on stilts, provided fresh water for a shower a day for each of us. For the most part, the same six men stayed together from camp to camp -- five photo lab men and a medic. When compatibility is found, it is well to maintain it, which we did." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1945

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

2010.1.596

Spatial Coverage

Binmaley, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill