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80-G-11724 Makin Island Raid, August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11724  Makin Island Raid, August 1942
Description: Two U.S. Marine Raiders pose with a pistol and a captured Japanese rifle on board USS Nautilus (SS-168) after returning from Makin Island, circa 18 August 1942. The Marines are Corporal Edward R. Wygal (left), who used a hand grenade to wipe out an enemy machine gun, and First Sergeant C.L. Golasewski. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11724
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