Francis X. Popper surveying in vicinity of mangroves.
Had to lookout for crocodiles as well as Japanese.
Regimental navigator for Army amphibious engineers
Image ID: theb2940, NOAA's People Collection
Location: Philippine Islands
Photo Date: 1944
Credit: Captain Francis X. Popper, C&GS
Category: War Service/World War II/Army Engineers/
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