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The chief shipbuilders of carrier Shokaku posing with the hull of the ship two days prior to launching, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 May 1939

Caption   The chief shipbuilders of carrier Shokaku posing with the hull of the ship two days prior to launching, Yokosuka, Japan, 30 May 1939 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseMaritime History and Science Museum, Kure, Japan
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Photos on Same Day 30 May 1939
Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 10 Nov 2009

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1. Anonymous says:
25 Oct 2018 08:00:40 AM

boy,what a happy bunch!
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
25 Oct 2018 12:16:18 PM

To anonymous of 25 Oct 2018: In this era, taking a photograph is a formal affair, thus the serious expression on these men.

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