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80-G-90388 Tarawa Operation, November 1943

Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Title: Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Caption: View of the western part of Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, on 24 November 1943, after its capture by U.S. Marines. Taken from a USS ESSEX (CV-9) plane, looking north, with part of beach "green" in upper left and part of beach "red no. one" in top right. Note pair of twin 5" dual purpose guns on near shore, at left.
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Catalog #: 80-G-90388
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Wed, Nov 24, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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