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80-G-204721 Makin Operation, November 1943.

Makin Operation, November 1943.
Title: Makin Operation, November 1943.
Caption: Fuel dumps burning during the pre-invasion bombardment of Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, 20 November 1943. King's Warf is in the center, in the fire area, and the stone pier is at left. Note explosion in upper right center. Taken from USS CORAL SEA (CVE-57) aircraft.
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Catalog #: 80-G-204721
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sat, Nov 20, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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