Mass for Marines at Saipan

Photograph by Sgt. Steele

With a canvas tarpaulin for a church and packing cases for an altar, a Navy chaplain holds mass for Marines at Saipan.  The service was held in memory of brave buddies who lost their lives in the initial landings.

Photo courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Branch.

 


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Credits:
Mass for Marines at Saipan photo by Sgt. Steele, courtesy of The National Archives, Still Picture Branch - Control Number  NWDNS-127-N-82262.  Production Date 06/1944.  Creating organization was the Department of Defense.  United State Marine Corps.
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