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Banzai Charge at Saipan

The original of this photograph, and accompanying text, appeared in the August 28, 1944 issue of LIFE Magazine.  Robert Sherrod wrote the story; W. Eugene Smith and Peter Stockpole took the pictures.

Among several other large photos of Saipan events, the caption of this one is:

As a jeep bears wounded Yank to rear, bulldozer scoops grave for some Saipan Japs.


Media Credits

Photo online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

Quoted caption, from LIFE Magazine's August 28, 1944 issue - online, courtesy Google Books.

 

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