Flamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944

Caption   Flamethrower in action, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 104297
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 31 Jan 2007

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Broderick W Barnhart says:
11 Oct 2018 09:08:09 PM

I think this image might be mislabeled. I think the marine on the center left of the image is using a man portable flamethrower on the ditch between the road and the bush he is in. The flames are coming from him, not the LVT.
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
15 Oct 2018 07:01:43 AM

Broderick W Barnhart: Thanks for your note, the caption has been adjusted.

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