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NH 75343 USS SANCTUARY (AH-17)

USS SANCTUARY (AH-17)
Title: USS SANCTUARY (AH-17)
Caption: Fantail where cots that had been obtained from the fleet were set up after every bunk and every ward was filled with happy British, Australian, and Japanese ex-prisoners. The cots seemed like a bit of heaven after three and a half years in a Japanese prison camp, September 1945.
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Catalog #: NH 75343
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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