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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: BAFFIN ISLAND The Canadian Army yesterday released photos taken by paratrooper Capt. Guy D'Artois which gave for the first time an The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: BAFFIN ISLAND The Canadian Army yesterday released photos taken by paratrooper Capt. Guy D'Artois which gave for the first time an transparent
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DATED
November 26, 1947
PRINTED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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BAFFIN ISLAND The Canadian Army yesterday released photos taken by paratrooper Capt. Guy D'Artois which gave for the first time an "eye-witness" picture of the dramatic Arctic rescue of Canon John H. Turner. Typical view of the rugged landscape around Moffet Inlet on Baffin Island gives idea of why aerial rescue was so difficult. [Canon Turner was an Anglican missionary who had been critically wounded in a shooting accident at his isolated mission at Moffet Inlet on Baffin Island, an outpost approximately 450 miles within the Arctic Circle. Canon Turner died December 9, 1947 from his injuries.]
Unknown Photographer / Canadian Army
71 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Harry S. Truman was President

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