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SC 211264 TACHIBANA MARU (Japanese Small Transport, 1935) at Manila, P.I., on August 18, 1945

TACHIBANA MARU (Japanese Small Transport, 1935) at Manila, P.I., on August 18, 1945
Title: TACHIBANA MARU (Japanese Small Transport, 1935) at Manila, P.I., on August 18, 1945
Caption: TACHIBANA MARU (Japanese Small Transport, 1935) at Manila, P.I., on August 18, 1945, after being captured by a U.S. Navy Destroyer in the Bauda Flores Sea. Despite her hospital ship markings, she was in use as a military transport, with 1630 Japanese soldiers and 30 tons of ammunition on board.
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Catalog #: SC 211264
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sat, Aug 18, 1945
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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