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    Okinawa, Hawaii reflect on postwar relief efforts, reaffirming spirit of Yuimaaru [Image 6 of 7]

    Okinawa, Hawaii reflect on postwar relief efforts, reaffirming spirit of Yuimaaru

    HI, UNITED STATES

    01.18.2019

    Photo by Nika Nashiro 

    Marine Corps Installations Pacific

    The USS Owen transports pigs to Okinawa during postwar relief efforts. A group of Okinawans in Hawaii raised more than $50,000 within six months, which is approximately $526,000 in today's economy, and bought 550 pigs from Omaha, Nebraska, to be shipped from Portland, Oregon, to Okinawa. (Photo courtesy of Shinyei Shimabukuro, provided by Jon Itomura, grandson of one of the seven Okinawan voyagers)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 01.18.2019
    Date Posted: 01.22.2019 21:10
    Photo ID: 5038785
    VIRIN: 190118-O-PP334-001
    Resolution: 2089x2132
    Size: 2.9 MB
    Location: HI, US

    Web Views: 64
    Downloads: 3

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