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REVETTED STORAGE HUTS
SAIPAN 
(1) Revetted storage shed protected by heavy blast wall of reinforced earth. The stores in such an installation must be of explosive or highly inflammable nature. The square structure in foreground is a concrete magazine. Vertical view is shown below.

(2) Small,heavily revetted sheds for storage located next to small hangar on edge of airfield. (30'x20') and (30'x28'). The sturdy blast protection offered this shed indicates its importance. Materials within must be explosive or inflammable in nature. The small unrevetted sheds are probably also storage units. The larger building at the left is a hangar.

MALOELAP 
(4) Two standard type sheds in extremely heavy blast shelters (30'x20')and (30'x25') This must be storage for explosive or inflammable materials. This is an exact duplicate of the storage units at Saipan shown on the left of this page. The blast walls are constructed of coral sand strongly reinforced with concrete.

(3) Larger scale view of the stereo below. Near misses have resulted in destruction of one of these sheds. There is no indication of the type of material housed in these shelters other than it could not be of violently explosive nature. The sheds are probably magazines for lighter types of ammunition. Note how well these blast walls have withstood direct bomb hits. The utility of the twin cylindrical tanks is not known.
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