Based on the letters of Earl Philip Reinhalter (1922-1953). Edited by his son, Earl Philip Reinhalter (1950-).
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Tents and trucks at campsite in New Guinea, 1943.
Corregidor, apparently seen from a ship. The island was strategically
important because of its location at the entrance of Manila Bay.
Soldier at campsite on New Guinea coast, probably 1943.
New Guinea coast, 1943. This appears to be the future site of the camp shown in the previous photo.
Soldier in front of 3rd Airdrome Squadron's enlisted men's club in New Guinea, 1943.
New Guinea natives line up in formation. This is possibly the "native army" that he mentioned in his June 24, 1944 letter.
Planes on runway in New Guinea, 1943.
Ack-ack (anti-aircraft tracer fire) at night in New Guinea, 1944.
An amphibious biplane, possibly a Supermarine Sea Otter or Supermarine Walrus, on the runway.
Another photo of a similar plane is on page 25.
Trees near campsite at coast in New Guinea, 1943.
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