OKUNOSHIMA, JAPAN. 1946-08-03. THESE TANKS, EACH HOLDING 5 TONS, ARE BEACH-HEAD RESERVOIRS IN ...

Place Asia: Japan
Accession Number 131737
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Queale, Alan
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

OKUNOSHIMA, JAPAN. 1946-08-03. THESE TANKS, EACH HOLDING 5 TONS, ARE BEACH-HEAD RESERVOIRS IN WHICH MUSTARD GAS IS STORED PRIOR TO ITS TRANSFERENCE BY PIPELINE TO TANKS ON LANDING SHIP, TANK (LST). FEEDER PIPE AND VALVES FOR ADJUSTING FLOW ARE IN FOREGROUND. SHOWN: MAJOR W. E. WILLIAMSON, CHEMICAL WARFARE SECTION, UNITED STATES ARMY (CENTRE), WITH JAPANESE WORKMEN. ON THE RIGHT IS BRIGADIER G. H. CLIFTON.

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