Broadside view of USS Intrepid off Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 25 Nov 1943. Note the blank starboard side of the ship; later photos will show the addition of anti-aircraft gun sponsons.Thanksgiving holiday dinner menu aboard USS Wake Island, 25 Nov 1943US flag on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943US Marines evacuating a wounded comrade, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943
Broadside view of USS Intrepid off Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 25 Nov 1943. Note the blank starboard side of the ship; later photos will show the addition of anti-aircraft gun sponsons.Thanksgiving holiday dinner menu aboard USS Wake Island, 25 Nov 1943US flag on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943US Marines evacuating a wounded comrade, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943
US Marines inspecting a fallen Japanese naval infantryman, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943Wrecks of American LVT landing craft and Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go tank on the invasion beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943
US Marines inspecting a fallen Japanese naval infantryman, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, late Nov 1943Wrecks of American LVT landing craft and Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go tank on the invasion beach at Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943


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