World War II
Marines descend cargo nets while boarding Higgins Boats for the
amphibious assault on "Bloody Tarawa." Tarawa 23 Sep 1943
A vigilant machine gun crew waits for the next assault by fanatical Jap soldiers.
Cape Gloucester, New Britain Jan 1944
General Merrill of Merrill's Marauders fame conferring with junior officers.
Burma, late March-early April 1944
USMC Navajo Indian radio operators pose with their carbines.
Saipan Jun 1944
A tired, dirty, but victorious Marine on Guam.
A Marine catches a quick nap while his war dog, Butch, stands watch.
Iwo Jima Feb 1945
A wounded Marine being evacuated from front lines for medical treatment.
Iwo Jima Mar 1945
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