Leyte, LST 626 5

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Item Details

Title

Leyte, LST 626 5

Subject

Military uniforms
Naval ships

Description

"Soldier reading on deck of LST 626, Dec 1944" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Reading Onboard. Crossing the Pacific, soldiers frequently had hours and hours to spend on deck at ease. As pictured here on another ship a year later, Hill and his fellow soldiers passed many pleasant hours of smooth sailing by reading -- books, magazines, letters, newspapers from home -- while keeping their life jackets close by." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944-12

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

2010.1.471

Spatial Coverage

At Sea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 2914 (2 views)