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127-GW-966-77431: Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944

127-GW-966-77431:  Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944 “Birthday Toast”.   A toast if drunk in coconut juice on the occasion of the 24th birthday of Sergeant Milan A. Cicak, USMC.  The birthday found him and his buddies on a patrol in the Cape Glouchester jungle.  That’s Cicak in the center.  Left to right:  Gunnery Sergeant William E. Eisenhower; Private First Class Dominik D. Garogano.   Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.   (2014/7/9).
Caption: Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944. “Birthday Toast”. A toast if drunk in coconut juice on the occasion of the 24th birthday of Sergeant Milan A. Cicak, USMC. The birthday found him and his buddies on a patrol in the Cape Gloucester jungle. That’s Cicak in the center. Left to right: Gunnery Sergeant William E. Eisenhower; Private First Class Dominik D. Garogano. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/7/9).
Accession #: 127-GW-966-77431
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