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16 Apr 1923

Photo(s) dated 16 Apr 1923
Crown Prince Hirohito in Kiirun (now Keelung), Taiwan, 16 Apr 1923; the building at left of photo was the post office
5 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 5 Sep 1945
Former American prisoners of war arriving at Kiirun (now Keelung), Taiwan, 5 Sep 1945
6 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 6 Sep 1945
HMS Argonaut in Kiirun (now Keelung) harbor in northern Taiwan, preparing to take on former American prisoners of war, 6 Sep 1945
15 Oct 1945

  • USS St. Louis arrived at Kiirun, Formosa (now Keelung, Taiwan). ww2dbase [St. Louis | Kiirun | DS]
20 Oct 1945

  • USS St. Louis departed Kiirun, Formosa (now Keelung, Taiwan) bound for Guam. ww2dbase [St. Louis | Kiirun | DS]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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