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80-G-K-1780 Saipan Island

Saipan Island
Title: Saipan Island
Caption: In the Marianas, being shelled by ComCruDiv6. A U.S. cruiser pounds deadly shellfire into shore installation of Japanese held Saipan during the "softening up" of the Island before U.S. forces stormed ashore 14-15 June 1944.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-1780
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: Color Photo
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