Collection photo # 2014.37.01 - group photo, including Otto Van Dacar (back row, 2nd left), in Pacific Theater
WWII era (1943-1945) collection in Pacific Theater, including images from New Zealand, Guadalcanal, Philippines during the service of Otto Van Dacar. Subjects include: naval life while on Samar Island in the Philippines (chow hall, tents, sleeping quarters, etc.), pals/buddies, musical/comedy performance, building foxholes, . Also included are images of buildings in Samar and Guadalcanal, native villagers, and construction signage by the 61st Naval Construction Battalion.