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80-G-347131 Emaciated Japanese Naval Personnel

Photo #: 80-G-347131  Emaciated Japanese Naval Personnel
Title: Emaciated Japanese Naval Personnel
Description: 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.
Catalog #: 80-G-347131
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