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Aerial View of Colombo Docks Sri Lanka in 1942

Colombo Dock Yard Sri Lanka in 1942

View of Colombo Docks Sri Lanka in 1942

Photograph Title: Colombo’s waterfront before assault

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Photograph Copyright: Associated press, New York
Date: 15 April 1942

The warehouses, docks and lines of bullock wagons along the waterfront of Colombo, Ceylon as they (Japanese aircraft) appeared before the fierce assault by Jap bombers April 5.

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1. George white - April 8, 2018

History 31 jan to 31 march 1942. Also , iwas billeted with tea planter famlly in kandy with my mother after escaping from singapore on 31 jan 1942 trying to identify kandy family..wentodentist in colombo on25 feb 1942, aged 4 years

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