Guam Invasion, 1944. Marines pose with the plaque from the old Orote Marine Barracks, recovered when Guam was invaded in July 1944. Present are: (l-r): Colonel M.F. Schneider, PFC. J.C. Brown, PFC. C.J. Catania, Corporal J.J. Marrino. The enlisted men seen had discovered the plaque, which had been removed when the Japanese conquered Guam in 1941.