INDONESIA: The Most Tragic

TIME Correspondent Robert Sherrod witnessed the faces of men fighting and dying on New Guinea, Attu, Saipan, Tarawa, Iwo and Okinawa. Last week he beheld what he described as "the most tragic face I have seen in the war." The place was Batavia's Koningsplein Railway Station. The face was that of a woman—one of 156 weary Dutch internees detraining after a 52-hour trip across the length of Java from Malang. Cabled Sherrod:

She was young, but her face was pale and pinched and she had a spot of grey hair as big as a saucer atop her head. Of her...

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