New Guinea

New Georgia.  Pvt. Lloyd Culuck, Co. A, 1st Bn., 172nd Inf, gets chow from a can of Ration B on New Georgia Island, SW Pacific.  He uses the can lid in lieu of fork or spoon.  On the island since the first beachhead was established, he hasn’t changed clothes in 12 days.  (Jul 43)  U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo: 161-43-2537

Source:  Signal Corps Collection, Record Group #111, Still Picture Branch, National Archives at College Park MD

Originally posted 23 December 2013

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