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Japanese Occupation of the Philippines - Mortal Wounds

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This image depicts one of the many victims of atrocities committed against Filipinos by the Japanese military.  The photo is included in the Report on the Destruction of Manila and Japanese Atrocities:  February 1945NOTE that this official document, of atrocities, is very difficult to read and its pictures are very disturbing.

The report describes this photo (using language from the 1940s):

Mrs. Rosia Carugtos - Her baby was bayoneted in her arms.  She and her two sisters were raped and bayoneted by the Japs.  Her child and sisters died.  Photo taken at the (San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, P.I.)


Media Credits

Image, described above, between pages 34 and 35 of the reference report.  U.S. Signal Corps photo.  Online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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