World War II

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My father talks to a Japanese naval officer shortly after the end of hostilities, Manila Bay, 1945. The guy in the back there doesn’t seem to have enjoyed his war very much.

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The U.S.S. Ommaney Bay burns after being hit by a Kamikaze suicide aircraft. Luzon, 1945. I think the guys on the Ommaney Bay were also not enjoying their war. Note that this picture was taken from a tanker ship full of the equivalent of lighter fluid.

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