Photo #: 80-G-325534
Japanese Prisoner of War
Exits a submarine's deck hatch, with the assistance of two Marines and a Chief Petty Officer, as the submarine returns to port following a successful war patrol, circa early 1945. Location is probably Guam.
The returning submarine is probably USS Balao (SS-285).
Note the name "V.C. Mavis" on the back of the prisoner's chambray shirt.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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2 September 2002