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Two US Marines crawling into position on a Saipan, Mariana Islands beach after their landing craft was hit by Japanese mortar, 15 Jun 1944; note LVT(A)-4 Water Buffalo in backgroundUS Marines digging foxholes, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
Two US Marines crawling into position on a Saipan, Mariana Islands beach after their landing craft was hit by Japanese mortar, 15 Jun 1944; note LVT(A)-4 Water Buffalo in backgroundUS Marines digging foxholes, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
US Marines landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines on a beach on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
US Marines landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines on a beach on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
African-American US Marines awaiting orders shortly after landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 16 Jun 1944An F6F-3 Hellcat of Fighting Squadron 1, the “High Hatters,” sustains a catastrophic failure while landing aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) north of the Marianas, 16 Jun 1944.
African-American US Marines awaiting orders shortly after landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 16 Jun 1944An F6F-3 Hellcat of Fighting Squadron 1, the “High Hatters,” sustains a catastrophic failure while landing aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) north of the Marianas, 16 Jun 1944.
Japanese aircraft exploding near the stern of USS Corregidor, off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral SeaUSS Corregidor firing on Japanese aircraft off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral Sea
Japanese aircraft exploding near the stern of USS Corregidor, off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral SeaUSS Corregidor firing on Japanese aircraft off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral Sea
Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Saipan, Mariana Islands,  17 Jun 1944Flaming Japanese Nakajima J1N1 Gekkō "Irving" plunging toward the sea near the Marianas Islands as seen from escort carrier Kitkun Bay, 18 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2.
Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944Flaming Japanese Nakajima J1N1 Gekkō "Irving" plunging toward the sea near the Marianas Islands as seen from escort carrier Kitkun Bay, 18 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2.
Flaming Japanese Nakajima J1N1 Gekkō "Irving" plunging toward the sea near the Marianas Islands as seen from escort carrier Kitkun Bay, 18 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2.FM-2 fighter being launched from USS Coral Sea during combat off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 18 Jun 1944; note USS Corregidor in background
Flaming Japanese Nakajima J1N1 Gekkō "Irving" plunging toward the sea near the Marianas Islands as seen from escort carrier Kitkun Bay, 18 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2.FM-2 fighter being launched from USS Coral Sea during combat off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 18 Jun 1944; note USS Corregidor in background
Aircraft trails above Task Force 58 during the Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944; photographed aboard light cruiser BirminghamAn elated fighter pilot, Alexander Vraciu, showing how many enemy planes he just shot down, his share in the Marianas Turkey Shoot. Fighting Squadron VF-16 aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class), 19 Jun 1944
Aircraft trails above Task Force 58 during the Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944; photographed aboard light cruiser BirminghamAn elated fighter pilot, Alexander Vraciu, showing how many enemy planes he just shot down, his share in the Marianas Turkey Shoot. Fighting Squadron VF-16 aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class), 19 Jun 1944
Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 1 of 2Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 2 of 2
Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 1 of 2Carrier USS Bunker Hill taking a near miss from a Japanese dive bomber close aboard the starboard quarter, 19 Jun 1944 off Guam, Mariana Islands. The ship was not damaged. Photo 2 of 2
US Navy Chaplain W. M. Dunn conducting funeral service of Lieutenant (jg) Eugene Bradshaw aboard USS Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean during the Mariana Islands campaign, 19 Jun 1944USS Bunker Hill nearly hit by a Japanese bomb during Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944
US Navy Chaplain W. M. Dunn conducting funeral service of Lieutenant (jg) Eugene Bradshaw aboard USS Coral Sea in the Pacific Ocean during the Mariana Islands campaign, 19 Jun 1944USS Bunker Hill nearly hit by a Japanese bomb during Battle of the Philippine Sea, 19 Jun 1944
African-American men of the US Marine Corps Third Ammunitions Company at Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; Pfc Boykin on bicycle; Pfcs Anthony, Shackelford, and Purdy watchingAfrican-American US Marines Sergeant F. Smit and Corporal S. Brown opening a coconut, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944
African-American men of the US Marine Corps Third Ammunitions Company at Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; Pfc Boykin on bicycle; Pfcs Anthony, Shackelford, and Purdy watchingAfrican-American US Marines Sergeant F. Smit and Corporal S. Brown opening a coconut, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944

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