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  • Tags: Ladders

http://archives.library.eou.edu/images/2010.1.809.jpg
"Japanese delegates transferring to US C-54 for trip on to Manila - No steps were available for C-54's on Ie Shima. Not a deliberate insult! From "Darkroom Soldier": "Awkward Climb to Peace. The airstrip at Ie Shima was not equipped to accommodate…

Position: 1537 (3 views)

http://archives.library.eou.edu/images/2010.1.808.jpg
"Japanese preliminary peace delegation boarding US C-54 for long flight to Manila. Ie Shima air strips were not equipped to handle C-54's and no boarding steps were available. The ladder was the best available"

Position: 2925 (2 views)

http://archives.library.eou.edu/images/2010.1.807.jpg
"Japanese preliminary envoy members - (from the 2 'Betty' bombers) climbing aboard a C-54 for the long flight from Ie Shima to Manila"

Position: 6600 (1 views)

http://archives.library.eou.edu/images/2010.1.806.jpg
"Japanese preliminary envoy members - (from the 2 'Betty' bombers) climbing aboard a C-54 for the long flight from Ie Shima to Manila"

Position: 6600 (1 views)

http://archives.library.eou.edu/images/2010.1.799.jpg
"Jap Betty Bomber - legs of mechanic visible on ladder. Another mechanic and a US S/Sgt look on"

Position: 1537 (3 views)

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