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80-G-283753 Peleliu Operation, September 1944.

Peleliu Operation, September 1944.
Title: Peleliu Operation, September 1944.
Caption: LTV assault waves approaching "White" and "Orange" landing beaches on the South-West side of Peleliu Island, 15 September 1944. Beach "White One" and "White Two" are in center, with "Orange" beaches beyond. Smoke from pre-invasion bombardment and possibly defending Japanese gun fire shrouds the scene. Part of the Japanese air field is visible in top left center. Photograph taken from a USS PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38) plane. Note reef line offshore.
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Catalog #: 80-G-283753
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Fri, Sep 15, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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