Wrecked Japanese transport ship, Guadalcanal, 1943
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Guadalcanal (province)
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-3/4 x 4-3/4 in.
3 3/4 x 4 3/4 inch emulsion on paper black-and-white photograph of the foreward section of a wrecked Japanese transport ship beached in Guadalcanal, Feb. 1943. Hand written on back: What once was now ain’t. She sits on the / beach at Guadal. It was a Jap transport. / 2/43 From Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "There were two or three of them that were beached before they sank. And I don’t remember whether it was the second battle of Savo or …no, I think it was just an engagement."