Thursday, April 18, 2013

Japanese soldiers surrendering to U.S. soldiers, Marshall Islands, 1944

,
He is naked because he was probably ordered to strip so he wasn't concealing a weapon or explosive. It was very rare for Japanese soldiers to surrender as it was deemed dishonorable. Those huge steel doors, and thick walls, must be a bunker of some kind. Probably a bunker with an artillery gun inside, maybe a coastal battery.

0 comments to “Japanese soldiers surrendering to U.S. soldiers, Marshall Islands, 1944”

Post a Comment