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Kure 3rd Special Naval Landing Force (SNLF) at Kure Barracks in Kure in Japan
(Front row) Lt(jg) Kakichi Yoshimoto and Lt. Comdr. Minoru Yamo commander of 3rd SNLF. During May 1942 this force occupied Tulagi Island and battled with the U. S. Marines on August 7-8, 1942. All were killed in the defense.
Credit: IJN, 3rd Kure SNLF  Date: February 14, 1942

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