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Meteorological Section of 2nd Division Artillery

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Meteorological Section of 2nd Division Artillery
Military education
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Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
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Transcribed from photograph: Three men assigned to the Meteorological Section of 2nd Division Artillery in Korea take a reading on the weather to inform artillerymen on the speed and direction of the wind and the density and temperature of the air. The weathermen are: (left to right) Cpl. Tom G. Schreiber, Arden, N.C.; PFC Ralph F. DeVito, son of Mr. and Mrs. Franki DeVito, 400 Spring St. Long Branch, N.J.; and PFC Eugene J. Casey, Brooklyn, N.Y. Screiber is a graduate of North Carolina State. The "Indianhead" Division's meteorological men help the divisions' big guns to fire with accuracy in all kinds of weather every two hours during daylight and every four hours at night. This photo was mailed from Korea.

Raleigh (N.C)
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University Archives Photographs

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