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File:Survivors of Hiryu USNA 80 G 79974 1.jpg


English: Japanese prisoners of war on board USS Ballard (AVD-10) after being rescued from a lifeboat two weeks after the Battle of Midway. They were members of the aircraft carrier Hiryu´s engineering force, left behind when she was abandoned on 5 June 1942, and had escaped in one of her boats just as she sank.
Date June 1942
Source Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-79974-1 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Author USN


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