Mass before Iwo Jima

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Mass before Iwo Jima
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Tags : Mass, ,War, Sailors, Armed Forces, Funeral, Chaplains, Priests
Catholic mass being conducted aboard LST-782 off the coast of Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II.  This is perhaps the last Mass for a number of these sailors. United States LST-782 off the coast of Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. A catholic Chaplain conducts a mass aboard LST-782 (Landing Ship Tank). Congregation in the background. Chaplain says the mass. Chaplain conducts prayers. Holy communion being served to the sailors aboard the LST. Chaplain at altar as he prays and sailors in the background. Location: Pacific Ocean. Date: February 12, 1945. Visit us at 57,000+ broadcast-quality historic clips for immediate download. Fully digitized and searchable, the CriticalPast collection is one of the largest archival footage collections in the world. All clips are licensed royalty-free, worldwide, in perpetuity. CriticalPast offers immediate downloads of full-resolution HD and SD masters and full-resolution time-coded screeners, 24 hours a day, to serve the needs of broadcast news, TV, film, and publishing professionals worldwide. Still photo images extracted from the vintage footage are also available for immediate download. CriticalPast is your source for imagery of worldwide events, people, and B-roll spanning the 20th century.

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