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US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
US Marines wading through water, Peleliu, Palau, Sep 1944The first formal raising the American flag over Peleliu, Palau Islands, 27 Sep 1944; note Japanese observation tower
US Marines wading through water, Peleliu, Palau, Sep 1944The first formal raising the American flag over Peleliu, Palau Islands, 27 Sep 1944; note Japanese observation tower
US Marines on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944Enlisted men of the USMC Assistant Division Commander at Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944; note three African-American messmen
US Marines on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944Enlisted men of the USMC Assistant Division Commander at Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944; note three African-American messmen
Skull and danger sign in combat area, Pelelu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944US Marine John Day on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944
Skull and danger sign in combat area, Pelelu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944US Marine John Day on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944
US Marines embarking on LCTs, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944US Marines evacuating wounded comrade, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
US Marines embarking on LCTs, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944US Marines evacuating wounded comrade, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
US Marines walking past dead Japanese as they moved on the peninsula on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944Damaged aircraft on the hangar deck of the USS Independence, 6 Oct 1944 following heavy seas 3 days earlier. Note the hand-tied rope lashings to secure the aircraft. Note also the AIA radar antenna in the damaged radome
US Marines walking past dead Japanese as they moved on the peninsula on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Oct 1944Damaged aircraft on the hangar deck of the USS Independence, 6 Oct 1944 following heavy seas 3 days earlier. Note the hand-tied rope lashings to secure the aircraft. Note also the AIA radar antenna in the damaged radome
Canberra and Houston being towed by USS Munsee and USS Pawnee toward Ulithi, Caroline Islands, Oct 1944USS Langley, USS Hornet, and other warships at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 30 Oct 1944
Canberra and Houston being towed by USS Munsee and USS Pawnee toward Ulithi, Caroline Islands, Oct 1944USS Langley, USS Hornet, and other warships at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 30 Oct 1944
F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-114 set for take-off from Peleliu, late 1944. Note C-46 Commando.General Paul Mueller welcoming Admiral William Halsey to Angaur, Palau Islands, Nov 1944
F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-114 set for take-off from Peleliu, late 1944. Note C-46 Commando.General Paul Mueller welcoming Admiral William Halsey to Angaur, Palau Islands, Nov 1944
Cruiser USS Houston moored alongside repair ship USS Hector in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 1 Nov 1944. Houston was getting repairs after two torpedo hits on 14 and 16 Oct 1944 off Formosa (Taiwan).As seen from the flight deck of the USS Hancock near the No. 1 5-inch mount, sailors look at the nearby carriers Intrepid, Cabot, and Belleau Wood while anchored at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 9 Nov 1944.
Cruiser USS Houston moored alongside repair ship USS Hector in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 1 Nov 1944. Houston was getting repairs after two torpedo hits on 14 and 16 Oct 1944 off Formosa (Taiwan).As seen from the flight deck of the USS Hancock near the No. 1 5-inch mount, sailors look at the nearby carriers Intrepid, Cabot, and Belleau Wood while anchored at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 9 Nov 1944.
USS Iowa at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 9-14 Nov 1944; note camouflage Measure 32 Design 1BCollage from USS Hancock Cruise Book showing Vice Admiral John S. McCain, Sr. aboard his flagship; shown on the flight deck, admiral
USS Iowa at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 9-14 Nov 1944; note camouflage Measure 32 Design 1BCollage from USS Hancock Cruise Book showing Vice Admiral John S. McCain, Sr. aboard his flagship; shown on the flight deck, admiral's bridge, and his quarters; Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 17 Nov 1944

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