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Japanese troops load onto a destroyer in preparation for a "Rat Transportation" (called "Tokyo Express" by Allied forces) to Guadalcanal in 1942. Scanned from "Pacific Ground War," Shinjinbutsuoraisha, Tokyo, Japan, (2003). Author and exact date not indicated in the publication.


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