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USMC 63658 Tarawa Operation, November 1943

Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Title: Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Caption: Tarawa Operation, November 1943. Marine throwing a grenade, during the fight for Betio Island, circa November 20-23, 1943. Note sand hill at far right, possibly a Japanese defensive position, and bayonet on M-1 rifle.
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Catalog #: USMC 63658
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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