PORT MORESBY, PAPUA 1944-02. AN ACTION PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN AT A SOFTBALL MATCH BETWEEN THE UNITED ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Accession Number 070521
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA 1944-02. AN ACTION PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN AT A SOFTBALL MATCH BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES "OUTCASTS" TEAM AND THE AUSTRALIAN "WALLABIES". AT THIS MOMENT AN "OUTCAST" IS ABOUT TO STRIKE WHILE A "WALLABY" PREPARES TO TAKE THE CATCH. THE TEAM COMPRISES MEN FROM VARIOUS UNITS OF BOTH SERVICES, WITH A NEUTRAL AMERICAN UMPIRE.