Japanese Tank 3

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Item Details

Title

Japanese Tank 3

Subject

Outdoors

Description

"Overturned Jap tank on the beach area of Biak" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Japanese Hulk. During his three months on Biak, Hill frequently documented the remains of Japanese resistance and the Allies' ultimate triumph. Here, he probably records the abandoned wreckage of the first tank battle of the New Guinea Campaign: 'M-4 Shermans of the 603 Tank Batallion shot their Japanese Type 95 Ha Go opponents to pieces." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.351

Spatial Coverage

Biak, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill