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American M4 Sherman tank on Angaur Island in the Palau Group, Sep 1944.US Marines moving supplies ashore across the beachhead on Peleliu, Palau Islands, late Sep 1944. What appears to be water in the lower left is actually the wing of the photo plane.
American M4 Sherman tank on Angaur Island in the Palau Group, Sep 1944.US Marines moving supplies ashore across the beachhead on Peleliu, Palau Islands, late Sep 1944. What appears to be water in the lower left is actually the wing of the photo plane.
Rufus W. Oakley holding a Protestant Christian religious service for US Marines on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944Oliver P. Smith walking through his Assistant Division Commander quarters on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
Rufus W. Oakley holding a Protestant Christian religious service for US Marines on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944Oliver P. Smith walking through his Assistant Division Commander quarters on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 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
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 PeleliuFlamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
Assault craft approaching Peleliu's beaches, 15 Sep 1944Flamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
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 cheekMen of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 1 of 2
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 cheekMen 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 2Smoke rising from Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
Men of the US 1st Marine Division fighting just beyond White Beach, Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2Smoke 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
Two American Marines, Douglas Lightheart and Gerald Thursby, resting during Battle of Peleliu in the Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944United States Marines attacking Orange Beach on Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944
Two American Marines, Douglas Lightheart and Gerald Thursby, resting during Battle of Peleliu in the Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944United States Marines attacking Orange Beach on Peleliu, 15 Sep 1944
US 7th Marine RegimentUS Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
US 7th Marine Regiment's command post inside a former Japanese anti-tank ditch, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
US Marines in assault craft approaching Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944Using an Amtrac as shelter, American Marines fought on the beaches of Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944
US Marines in assault craft approaching Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944Using an Amtrac as shelter, American Marines fought on the beaches of Peleliu, Palau Islands, 15 Sep 1944

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