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Japanese Captain Sakae Oba surrenders his sword to US Lt. Col. Howard Kurgis after he and his men hid in the jungle for 17 months after the fall of Saipan, 3 months after the end of the war.

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  • Date: 1945-12
  • Location: Saipan, Marianas Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Us Armed Forces, Howard Kurgis, Marianas Islands, 1940s, Sakae Oba, Wwii, In Marianas Islands, Wars, With Japan, In Foreign Country, Peace, Wwii, In Marianas Islands, Peace, Sakae Oba, Wars, With Japan, Howard Kurgis, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1267470
  • Credits: PICTURE COLLECTION

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