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In the middle of the jungle the remains of the Second World War in the Pacific. Hundreds of American B-17 Liberator bombers in a cemetery in the Jungle of Biak, New Guinea.

B-24 Cemetery in Biak

Hundreds of B-24 Liberators lie in a graveyard in the impenetrable jungle of the island of Biak near New Guinea.
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Engelandvaarder Hummeling

Engelandvaarder Hummeling

Who has information about Engelandvaarder Hummeling? Bob Hummeling was a Engelandvaarder, who started the journey to England with Wilmar in February 1944.
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New acquisitions family archive

Behind the scenes we are working hard on digitizing, archiving and researching the family archive. The aim of this is the unique cultural-historical archive of top photographer ...
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It is also very special (and honorable) that the Rijksmuseum used a photo of Huug Wilmar for the official exhibition poster for the Revolusi exhibition in 2022.

Revolution!

In February 2022 the exhibition Revolusi! in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. It is also very special (and honorable) that a photo of Hugo Wilmar ...
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Foggy forest in Bear Country, New Foundland

Foggy forest

This photo of a foggy forest in Bear Country, Newfoundland Canada is without a doubt one of the favorite photos in the Hugo Wilmar Family Archive.
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The Marine

The Marine

The Marine is one of the most iconic photos from Hugo Wilmar's collection. Hugo Wilmar, taken in the Dutch East Indies on May 22, 1946
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Rescue of the Beaver

Stumped

In September 1952, Hugo Wilmar published an article in “Outdoor Life Magazine, entitled“ Stumped ”about the rescue of a trapped beaver.
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Perri - A Disney true life fantasy

Perri

One of Hugo Wilmar's first assignments while employed by the Walt Disney Company is on the shooting of the True Life Fantasy film...
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Chicago Film Labs

Chicago Film Labs

Hugo Wilmar joined the Chicago Film Labs in February 1945. Hugo 'translates US Army instructional films and voices.
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Film FRR Boys Camp 1953 in Remmerstein, Rhenen

FRR Boy Camp

In 2019 we discovered an original 16mm film by the FRR Boys Camp, which was made by Hugo Wilmar in August 1953 in return for his …
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Three birds on a roof

Three birds

The photo of a Rook, Raven and Hooded Crow, with which Hugo Wilmar won a photo competition (ca 1942)
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Walter's Tavern sleeve

Walter's Tavern

We're looking for information, stories and photos of Walter's Tavern, a bar on 45th Street at Broadway, New York City during and after World War …
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Photos FRR Boys Camp

We are looking for the original photos of the FRR boys camp in Remmerstein Rhenen that Hugo Wilmar made in August 1953. The childhood friend of…
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