Christmas at Buna, Papua, 1942

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Where: 8CG7+Q6 Buna, Papua New Guinea

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When: 05 December 1942

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ID Number: 013988
Maker: George Silk
Buna, Papua. American soldiers at an advanced dressing station with a handmade Christmas tree decorated with surgical cotton wool and cigarette cartons.

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    Franks Photos!

    • 13/Jul/2010 11:00:31

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called TOUR OF DUTY, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

9 months ago a contributor from Sydney, Australia suggested this image location is -8.67312, 148.413