A soldier adjusts an image enlarger during V-mail film processing in Papua New Guinea in 1944
Gift of John M. Lynes Sr., from the Collection of The National WWII Museum
V-mail operation in the field at APO 929. "View of the continuous enlarger on which the image on the film is enlarged to regular V-Mail size of 4 x 5 inches. Sensitized rolls of paper, 825 feet in length are used. Here, the operator is adjusting the voltage to secure proper exposure. This is determined by consulting a chart which suggests certain voltage and lens aperture settings for any given film density." Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 1944
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Items from the service of Mary Lynes, Women's Army Corps (WAC), who served in the Pacific.
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