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African-American US Marines resting during the campaign for Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944Amphibious tractor coming out of LST-225, delivering the first wave of landers on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944
African-American US Marines resting during the campaign for Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944Amphibious tractor coming out of LST-225, delivering the first wave of landers on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944
Assault craft approaching PeleliuBarbey and MacArthur inspected the invasion beaches at Morotai Island, 15 Sep 1944
Assault craft approaching Peleliu's beaches, 15 Sep 1944Barbey and MacArthur inspected the invasion beaches at Morotai Island, 15 Sep 1944
Bombing of Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, seen from the bomb bay of a US B-17 bomber, 15 Sep 1944Damaged muzzle brake of a German 88mm gun, located in one of Utah Beach
Bombing of Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, seen from the bomb bay of a US B-17 bomber, 15 Sep 1944Damaged muzzle brake of a German 88mm gun, located in one of Utah Beach's gun emplacements; photo taken on 15 Sep 1944
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery talking to townspeople outside the Town Hall in Louvain, Belgium, 15 Sep 1944. In 1940, Louvain was the front line of Montgomery’s troops against the German Blitzkrieg.Flamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery talking to townspeople outside the Town Hall in Louvain, Belgium, 15 Sep 1944. In 1940, Louvain was the front line of Montgomery’s troops against the German Blitzkrieg.Flamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
Japanese anti-tank barricade on Makin, Gilbert Islands; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480 Japanese anti-tank ditch on Makin, Gilbert Islands; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480
Japanese anti-tank barricade on Makin, Gilbert Islands; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480 'Handbook On Japanese Military Forces' dated 15 Sep 1944Japanese anti-tank ditch on Makin, Gilbert Islands; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480 'Handbook On Japanese Military Forces' dated 15 Sep 1944
Japanese anti-tank ditch; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480 Lieutenant Colonel R. G. Balance of US 1st Marine Division at the shore party command post, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944; note treated shrapnel wound on his left cheek
Japanese anti-tank ditch; seen in US Army publication TM E 30-480 'Handbook On Japanese Military Forces' dated 15 Sep 1944Lieutenant Colonel R. G. Balance of US 1st Marine Division at the shore party command post, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944; note treated shrapnel wound on his left cheek
Map showing the Morotai landings on 15 Sep 1944Men of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 1 of 2
Map showing the Morotai landings on 15 Sep 1944Men of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 1 of 2
Men of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2Reinforced concrete observation post, part of a German fortification at Cherbourg, France, 15 Sep 1944
Men of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2Reinforced concrete observation post, part of a German fortification at Cherbourg, France, 15 Sep 1944
Shell damage to a German concrete 37mm gun emplacement on Utah Beach, Normandy; photo taken 15 Sep 1944Smoke rising from Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
Shell damage to a German concrete 37mm gun emplacement on Utah Beach, Normandy; photo taken 15 Sep 1944Smoke rising from Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
Smoke rising from Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944The first wave of LVTs moved toward Peleliu invasion beaches, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944; note the bombardment lines consisted of LCIs, cruisers, and battleships; photo taken USS Honolulu aircraft
Smoke rising from Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944The first wave of LVTs moved toward Peleliu invasion beaches, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944; note the bombardment lines consisted of LCIs, cruisers, and battleships; photo taken USS Honolulu aircraft

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