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Naval History and Heritage Command

Inferno

A burning building
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by William F. Draper; 1944; Framed Dimensions 35H X 45W
Accession #: 88-189-DT
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In the village of Charou Kanan, Saipan, the sugar mill became an inferno on D-Day. As the flames leap to the sky, Marines stealthily creep forward. Enemy mortar fire falls over the beachhead causing many casualties to the men and supplies.

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