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1945-06-14

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Marine Col. Francis I. Fenton kneeling over the flag-draped corpse of his 19-yr-old son, PFC Michael Fenton, who was killed in action; Michael was a scout-sniper in the 1st Marine Div. in which his father is regimental commander.

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  • Date: 1945-06-14
  • Location: Okinawa, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Burials, 1St Division, Michael-Death Fenton, American, Flags, Units, Military, Marines, Wwii, Francis I. Fenton, Casualties, Fathers, Wars, Us Armed Forces, Ryukyu Islands, Funerals, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_241475
  • Credits: LIFE

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