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US Marines fighting on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943
US Marines fighting on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943
A B6N2 torpedo bomber exploding in mid-air after direct hit by 5-inch shell from carrier Yorktown, off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 Dec 1943US Marines with haircuts that spelled out
A B6N2 torpedo bomber exploding in mid-air after direct hit by 5-inch shell from carrier Yorktown, off Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 Dec 1943US Marines with haircuts that spelled out 'VICTORY USMC" aboard a ship bound for the Marshall Islands invasion, 1944
USS Minneapolis being refueled at sea in the Marshall Islands area, Jan 1944Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B; cropped photo of NARA 80-G-235080
USS Minneapolis being refueled at sea in the Marshall Islands area, Jan 1944Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B; cropped photo of NARA 80-G-235080
Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note ships with Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B and wing of SB2C Helldiver aircraft in foregroundForward guns and superstructure of USS Iowa underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign alongside USS Indiana, 24 Jan 1944.
Battleships Iowa and Indiana underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign, 24 Jan 1944; note ships with Camouflage Measure 32 Design 1B and wing of SB2C Helldiver aircraft in foregroundForward guns and superstructure of USS Iowa underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign alongside USS Indiana, 24 Jan 1944.
USS North Carolina in Ms32/18d early pattern camouflage in the Marshall Islands, 25 Jan 1944; photo taken from USS Intrepid; note Fletcher-class destroyer in distanceUSS Intrepid under way 26 Jan 1944 on her way to launch strikes against Truk Atoll (now Chuuk). Note the forward flight deck filled SBD Dauntless and TBF Avenger aircraft and one F4U Corsair on the outrigger sponson.
USS North Carolina in Ms32/18d early pattern camouflage in the Marshall Islands, 25 Jan 1944; photo taken from USS Intrepid; note Fletcher-class destroyer in distanceUSS Intrepid under way 26 Jan 1944 on her way to launch strikes against Truk Atoll (now Chuuk). Note the forward flight deck filled SBD Dauntless and TBF Avenger aircraft and one F4U Corsair on the outrigger sponson.
Strike photo of Kwajalein, Marshall Islands taken by aircraft from USS Enterprise, 30 Jan 1944. Note the Kwajalein radio complex in the clearing in the foreground that was a key Japanese listening post in the Pacific.Strike photo of Kwajalein, Marshall Islands taken by aircraft from USS Enterprise, 30 Jan 1944. Note the rising mushroom cloud from the exploding Japanese ammunition dump.
Strike photo of Kwajalein, Marshall Islands taken by aircraft from USS Enterprise, 30 Jan 1944. Note the Kwajalein radio complex in the clearing in the foreground that was a key Japanese listening post in the Pacific.Strike photo of Kwajalein, Marshall Islands taken by aircraft from USS Enterprise, 30 Jan 1944. Note the rising mushroom cloud from the exploding Japanese ammunition dump.
Strike photo stitched together from photos taken by USS Langley aircraft showing severe damage to the runways and the surrounding areas on Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, 30 Jan 1944.A beach on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944
Strike photo stitched together from photos taken by USS Langley aircraft showing severe damage to the runways and the surrounding areas on Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, 30 Jan 1944.A beach on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944
Americans landing on Carlos Island, Marshall Islands, circa early Feb 1944Barren landscape, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944. Note M1 Garand rifle with fixed bayonet.
Americans landing on Carlos Island, Marshall Islands, circa early Feb 1944Barren landscape, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944. Note M1 Garand rifle with fixed bayonet.
Destroyed Japanese building and equipment, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944F4U-2 Corsair night fighters with Night Fighting Squadron VF(N)-101 lining up for an exercise flight aboard USS Intrepid as the ship sailed south from Hawaii toward the Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
Destroyed Japanese building and equipment, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944F4U-2 Corsair night fighters with Night Fighting Squadron VF(N)-101 lining up for an exercise flight aboard USS Intrepid as the ship sailed south from Hawaii toward the Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
Fallen Japanese naval infantryman, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944Fallen Japanese naval infantrymen, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944
Fallen Japanese naval infantryman, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944Fallen Japanese naval infantrymen, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan-Feb 1944

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