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US Navy Chaplain N. D. Lindner leading a memorial service aboard USS South Dakota for men lost to air attacks, off Guam, 1 Jul 1944US Marines pushing a 37mm gun into position, Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 2 Jul 1944US Marines running through streets of Garapan while engaging in street fighting, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 3 Jul 1944US Marines conducting street fighting in Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944
US Navy Chaplain N. D. Lindner leading a memorial service aboard USS South Dakota for men lost to air attacks, off Guam, 1 Jul 1944US Marines pushing a 37mm gun into position, Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 2 Jul 1944US Marines running through streets of Garapan while engaging in street fighting, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 3 Jul 1944US Marines conducting street fighting in Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944
Men of 2nd Regiment, 2nd Division, US Marine Corps coming off the front lines after 20 days of combat, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jul 1944US Marines marching through Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 6 Jul 1944An oil dump exploding at Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 7 Jul 1944US Marines advancing under the cover of a M4 Sherman medium tank, northern Saipan, Mariana Islands, 8 Jul 1944
Men of 2nd Regiment, 2nd Division, US Marine Corps coming off the front lines after 20 days of combat, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jul 1944US Marines marching through Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 6 Jul 1944An oil dump exploding at Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 7 Jul 1944US Marines advancing under the cover of a M4 Sherman medium tank, northern Saipan, Mariana Islands, 8 Jul 1944
US Marine with flamethrower attacking a Japanese position, northern Saipan, Mariana Islands, 12 Jul 1944; note the scorched building on leftFuneral of Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito, near Tanapag, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 13 Jul 1944New Mexico firing her after 14in guns at Guam, Mariana Islands, circa 14-20 Jul 1944USS Yorktown (Essex-class) under way east of Guam during the Mariana Islands Campaign, 17 Jul 1944.
US Marine with flamethrower attacking a Japanese position, northern Saipan, Mariana Islands, 12 Jul 1944; note the scorched building on leftFuneral of Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito, near Tanapag, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 13 Jul 1944New Mexico firing her after 14in guns at Guam, Mariana Islands, circa 14-20 Jul 1944USS Yorktown (Essex-class) under way east of Guam during the Mariana Islands Campaign, 17 Jul 1944.
40mm gun crew of an unidentified American cruiser watched as lighter vessels shelled a Japanese storage dump (note smoke in center), Asan Beachhead, Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944Battleship USS Tennessee bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 20 or 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 1D paint scheme; only Tennessee was painted this way.Cruiser USS St Louis bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme; only St Louis and Honolulu were painted this way.LVT vessels off Guam, 21 Jul 1944
40mm gun crew of an unidentified American cruiser watched as lighter vessels shelled a Japanese storage dump (note smoke in center), Asan Beachhead, Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944Battleship USS Tennessee bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 20 or 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 1D paint scheme; only Tennessee was painted this way.Cruiser USS St Louis bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme; only St Louis and Honolulu were painted this way.LVT vessels off Guam, 21 Jul 1944
Pennsylvania bombarding Guam with her 14-in and 5-in guns, 21 Jul 1944Two US officers plant the first American flag on Guam eight minutes after US Marines and Army assault troops landed on the beaches, 21 Jul 1944US Marine Gill A. Gideon, Jr. with M1 Carbine on Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944US Marines landing on Guam using LCMs, 21 Jul 1944
Pennsylvania bombarding Guam with her 14-in and 5-in guns, 21 Jul 1944Two US officers plant the first American flag on Guam eight minutes after US Marines and Army assault troops landed on the beaches, 21 Jul 1944US Marine Gill A. Gideon, Jr. with M1 Carbine on Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944US Marines landing on Guam using LCMs, 21 Jul 1944

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