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UA 55.01.06 Marines wade ashore

Marines wade ashore
Title: Marines wade ashore
Description: Despite enemy fire, Marines wade through the surf off Tarawa Island. Landing boats and barges brought them to within 500 yards of the beach but the coral bottom prevented the boats coming any closer to the shore.
Accession #: UA 55.01
Catalog #: UA 55.01.06
Donor: Hanson W. Baldwin
Copyright Owner: NHHC
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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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