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20 Nov 1943

Gilbert and Ellice Islands
  • USS Alabama provided naval gunfire support for the US landing at Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands. ww2dbase [Alabama | Betio, Tarawa | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 20 Nov 1943
Captured Japanese 8-in gun emplacement, which was previously captured from the British at Singapore; Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 20 Nov 1943; photo 1 of 2Captured Japanese 8-in gun emplacement, which was previously captured from the British at Singapore; Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 20 Nov 1943; photo 2 of 2
21 Nov 1943

Photo(s) dated 21 Nov 1943
Japanese command post after American shelling and attack, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943

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