24th June 1944: Tank Altar, Saipan

“Navy Chaplain O. David Herrmann, of Omaha, Neb., attached to a Marine unit on Saipan, uses a destroyed Japanese tank for an altar as he holds services for the dead.”

From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

One Response

  1. naguere

    What a powerful image.

    Saipan, what terrible fighting went on there. Brave boys all.

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