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Random Cool Photo Thread

Shanghai-Mayne

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It’s a pic from a Japanese comic book about battle ship Yamato. It’s about the moment when a USN bomb was hitting No.2 fire control room . Seconds later, every body
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in that room get killed.
 

FlakMagnet

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Caption: US Marines prepare to bury Japanese General Yoshitsugu Saitō, after his body was found in a cave on Saipan - July 13, 1944

Yoshitsugu Saitō commanded Japanese forces during the Battle of Saipan, he committed seppuku on July 10, 1944.

The orders for his funeral with military honors came from USMC General Holland "Howlin' Mad" Smith.

Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections
COLL/3948
 
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