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Japanese paratroopers, possibly preparing for the invasion of southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, Feb 1942Japanese paratroopers descending on Pangkalan Benteng airfield or Pladju refineries in southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 13 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2
Japanese paratroopers, possibly preparing for the invasion of southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, Feb 1942Japanese paratroopers descending on Pangkalan Benteng airfield or Pladju refineries in southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 13 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2
Japanese paratroopers descending on Pangkalan Benteng airfield or Pladju refineries in southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 13 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2Smoke rising from the port facilities at Oosthaven, Sumatra as Allied personnel set fires during the withdrawal, 20 Feb 1942
Japanese paratroopers descending on Pangkalan Benteng airfield or Pladju refineries in southern Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 13 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2Smoke rising from the port facilities at Oosthaven, Sumatra as Allied personnel set fires during the withdrawal, 20 Feb 1942
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