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Photo #: 80-G-347131
Emaciated Japanese Naval Personnel
Photographed at a Japanese hospital in the Marshall Islands, 15 September 1945. They show the effects of the blockade and constant bombardment of "bypassed" Japanese-held islands in the central Pacific over the last year-and-a-half of World War II.
Location is probably Wotje or Maloelap Atoll.
Photographed by Photographer's Mate First Class Louis Lazarow, of Naval Air Base, Majuro.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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2 March 1999