An American soldier with a joey, 1942

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ID Number: 013225
Maker: John Earl (Earl) McNeil

An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo

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This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection

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  1. sandytito 70 months ago | reply


  2. R@jeev 70 months ago | reply

    wow! great picture!

  3. excellentzebu1050 70 months ago | reply

    Excellent so wonderful so sweet !!!!
    Masterwork in one word !

  4. fer_fdi 70 months ago | reply

    very nice

    I wonder which film format, focal length and aperture was used... love the DOF.
    Can anyone guess it ?

  5. michafuz 69 months ago | reply

    Wow! i wish i could have a photo like that.

  6. three plants [deleted] 68 months ago | reply


  7. Sadie zxy 66 months ago | reply

    Touching and soooo cute!!

  8. encanto_sunland 65 months ago | reply

    This is such a cool photo, I Love..Love...Love this. Thanks for posting this photo.

  9. LarryJay99  65 months ago | reply

    Beautiful image.

  10. John Spooner, South Oz. 63 months ago | reply

    It is a juvenile wallaby, they are smaller than kangaroos.

  11. Alexander´s photographs © 58 months ago | reply

    well, that's quite enchanting!

  12. Blue Celt 58 months ago | reply

    Excellent !

  13. hospitable pan [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

    Makes my heart sink.A joey needs it's mother.

  14. Zana Suran 58 months ago | reply

    What a cute little fella and a cool capture.

  15. ielaba98 56 months ago | reply

    cute and sexy ;)

  16. swanky sticks [deleted] 54 months ago | reply

    careful, they bite

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