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NH 95705 Tarawa Operation, November 1943

Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Title: Tarawa Operation, November 1943
Caption: Western end of Betio Island, looking NNW, on 22 November 1943 after that end of the Island had been taken. Note heavy damage, defensive positions and U.S. shipping in the distance. Photographed from a USS CHENANGO (CVE-28) plane.
Description: Collection of Vice Admiral Dixwell Ketcham, USN (Ret).
Catalog #: NH 95705
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Mon, Nov 22, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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