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96 items in this album on 5 pages.

Captured Japanese 8-in gun emplacement, which was previously captured from the British at Singapore; Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 20 Nov 1943; photo 2 of 2Minneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke
Captured Japanese 8-in gun emplacement, which was previously captured from the British at Singapore; Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 20 Nov 1943; photo 2 of 2Minneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke
Troops of 2nd Battalion, US 165th Infantry at Yellow Beach Two, Butaritari, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943US Marines in prone position on the landing beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
Troops of 2nd Battalion, US 165th Infantry at Yellow Beach Two, Butaritari, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943US Marines in prone position on the landing beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
US Marines in prone position on the landing beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2US Marines on a beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943
US Marines in prone position on the landing beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2US Marines on a beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943
US Marines taking cover behind a barricade on US Marines taking cover behind a barricade on
US Marines taking cover behind a barricade on 'Red Beach 3', Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2US Marines taking cover behind a barricade on 'Red Beach 3', Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, 20 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2
American Marines negotiating Japanese-laid barb wire, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943American Marines took cover at a pillbox, 21 Nov 1943
American Marines negotiating Japanese-laid barb wire, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943American Marines took cover at a pillbox, 21 Nov 1943
Betio airfield, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943Casualties evacuated by rubber boat, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943
Betio airfield, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943Casualties evacuated by rubber boat, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943
Japanese command post after American shelling and attack, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943LVT disabled on Red 1 Beach, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943
Japanese command post after American shelling and attack, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943LVT disabled on Red 1 Beach, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943
Supplies unloading at Red 2 Beach, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943US Coast Guard personnel transporting supplies to Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, circa 20-23 Nov 1943; note the wreck of an American LCVP in center of photo
Supplies unloading at Red 2 Beach, Betio, Tarawa Atoll, 21 Nov 1943US Coast Guard personnel transporting supplies to Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, circa 20-23 Nov 1943; note the wreck of an American LCVP in center of photo
US Marine fighting on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
US Marine fighting on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943
US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2US Marines fighting on Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943

96 items in this album on 5 pages.

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