Leyte Camp, Holiday Turkey 2

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Item Details

Title

Leyte Camp, Holiday Turkey 2

Subject

Military uniforms

Description

"Christmas turkey - Dulag 1944" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Hill photographed Army cooks carving the traditional bird on November 24 -- one day early. In a letter, he praised the meal: 'We did have turkey! Real, fresh, roasted turkey! I got about half a pound of white meat and the dressing was excellent. Creamed string beans and clingstone peaches. The best meal we've had for ages. We lacked the cranberry sauce, and we didn't have the sweet spuds until today, but it was Thanksgiving just the same. May it be the last one we'll have apart." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

11/24/1944

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

2010.1.1463

Spatial Coverage

Dulag, Leyte, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill