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80-G-54398 Tarawa Invasion, November 1943

Photo #: 80-G-54398  Tarawa Invasion, November 1943
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Description: USS Maryland (BB-46) firing her after 16/45 guns, during the pre-invasion bombardment of Tarawa, 20 November 1943. Rear Admiral Harry W. Hill, Commander, Task Force 53, and members of his staff are observing the bombardment from Maryland's port bridge, in the foreground. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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