Peleliu, 1944 - photograph by Norris G. McElroy.

Photograph by Norris G. McElroy
Peleliu, September 1944

Protestant Chaplain Rufus W. Oakley holding services within a few hundred yards of Japanese positions, well within range of their mortars if they had chosen to throw them.

Photograph courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Records.

 

 

 


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Credits:
Protestant Chaplain Rufus W. Oakley holding services, Peleliu, September 1944 - photo by Norris G. McElroy.  Courtesy of the National Archives, Still Picture Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S).  ARC Identifier, 532536; NAIL Control Number, NWDNS-127-N-95743.  Creator: Department of Defense.  Department of the Navy.  U.S. Marine Crops.

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