Military Photo of the Day: Tank Altar, Saipan

By Shannon Henderson Published on June 24, 2017

Tank Altar, Saipan, 24 June 1944

“Navy Chaplain O. David Herrmann, of Omaha, Neb., attached to a Marine unit on Saipan, uses a destroyed Japanese tank for an altar as he holds services for the dead.”

From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

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