Japanese Tank 3
"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)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Biak, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill