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80-G-44373: Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944

80-G-44373:  Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944.  Coast Guard and Navy manned LST’s participated in the invasion.  Shown are US Marines from a Coast Guard manned landing craft holding their rifles high to keep them dry, wading ashore, 24 December 1943. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collection of National Archives. (2014/6/5).
Caption: Battle of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, December 1943-January 1944. Coast Guard and Navy manned LST’s participated in the invasion. Shown are US Marines from a Coast Guard manned landing craft holding their rifles high to keep them dry, wading ashore, 26 December 1943. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collection of National Archives. (2014/6/5).
Accession #: 80-G-44373
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