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SOD-COVERED STORAGE SHELTERS
SAIPAN.
Oblique view of camouflaged explosive unit shown in vertical stereo on the right. Note the effectiveness of natural camouflage.

(2) Vertical view of sod and vegetation covered structure shown in oblique view on the left. This is undoubtedly a storage unit for explosive or highly inflammable material. Note partial revetment and wooden fence. The two buildings above and to the right are hangars. The long building directly above is probably also for storage.

(3) This sod covered shelter is the explosive storage facility for this seaplane base. The other buildings are hangars and shops.

(4) Earth-sod - vegetation covered shelter for explosive or highly inflammable stores. Note road leading into the structure. The function of the small, rectangular concrete building near the entrance is not known.
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