Destroyed Japanese tanks on the slopes of the 171th hill of Shumshu Island

Destroyed Japanese tanks

Destroyed Japanese tanks (light tanks “Ha-Go”, type 95) from the 11th Tank Regiment on the slopes of the 171 hill on the island of Shumshu (Kuril Islands). Picture taken from 165 hill.
At the opposite height is the Japanese radar type Tachi-6.

Photograph from the personal collection of the participant of the Kurile landing operation Major Leonid Georgievich Raduzhanov.

 

 

Location: Shumshu Island, Kuril Islands, Japan
Date: August 1945

In : 1945

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