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80-G-401620 Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll

Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll
Title: Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll
Caption: A wrecked Japanese tank and three U.S. Marine LVT(1) amphibious vehicles litter a Betio Beach, where they were destroyed in battle on 20-23 November 1943. Photographed in March 1944 by Lieutenant Commander Charles Kerlee, USNR.
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Catalog #: 80-G-401620
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Lieutenant Commander Charles Kerlee, USNR
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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