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USMC 72064 Marines boarding USS LCI-340 on the day before Christmas, 1943

Marines boarding USS LCI-340 on the day before Christmas, 1943
Title: Marines boarding USS LCI-340 on the day before Christmas, 1943
Caption: Cape Gloucester Invasion, December 1943. Marines boarding USS LCI-340 on the day before Christmas, 1943. The day after Christmas, they landed at Cape Gloucester on New Britain Island. Photographed by Brenner, at Oro Bay, New Guinea. Note M-1 Garand rifles carried by most men, and telescope-equipped M1903 "Springfield" rifle at left.
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Catalog #: USMC 72064
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Fri, Dec 24, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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