Sunday, March 21, 2010

defend us in battle...

...With a canvas tarpaulin for a church and packing cases for an altar, a Navy chaplain holds mass for Marines at Saipan. The service was held in memory of the brave men who lost their lives in the initial landings. Photo by Sgt. Steele, June 1944. Source: US Marines.

1 comment:

TCN said...

When the Vatican Museums sent a touring show to Milwaukee, I saw the bottom of a tin can, very polished, used by priests in a concentration camp for a paten.

Priests amaze me, daily.