Beach military base with quonset huts. Philippines. c. 1945
Gift of Will Green
Photograph. View down onto beach military base, Quonset huts identified on reverse. Personal caption on photo reverse: "1. Ship service, 2. Post office, 3. Armory, 4. water well. 8% salt had to be evaporated for drinking." Philippine Islands. 1944-45
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Items from the service of Lieutenant Commander William Ross Brown. Brown trained at Camp Peary in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1943-1944 with the 64th Naval Construction Battalion before being shipped to the Pacific Theatre. Brown spent most of his time overseas in the Philippines, though he did visit Okinawa. Collection includes over 100 photographs, personal and military correspondence, newsletters, and insignia.
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