National Geographic : 1945 Oct
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome U.S.Marine Corps, Otlicial, byLt.Davia 1.luuncan On the High Meadows and Farm Lands of Hedo Zaki, Overlooking the East China Sea, Marines Build aTent City On May 6, 1945, this outpost was our closest to Kyushu, only 320 miles away. While one Marine plays a captured Japphonograph, others listen, read aletter, fill sandbags, and erect shelter halves. They sleep below ground in two-man foxholes under the tents. Pandanus serves aswindbreak forfields ofwheat and oats.