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80-G-258013 Morotai Operation, September 1944.

Morotai Operation, September 1944.
Title: Morotai Operation, September 1944.
Caption: TNT explosion and it's peak, with mud and coal fragments spraying the surrounding area for over 800 yards, at Morotai, 15 September 1944. The channel blasting is the work of a Navy combat demolition unit. TNT explosive is contained in a specially prepared rubber hose to permit blasting of long narrow channels. Eight tons of it were used in one blast.
Catalog #: 80-G-258013
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Fri, Sep 15, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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