155mm Gun M1 of US 420th Field Artillery Group set up on Keise Shima near Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Aerial view of Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 1 Apr 1945Aerial view of Midway Atoll, 1 Apr 1945CG-4A Troop Glider being recovered at Wesel, Germany Apr 1 1945
155mm Gun M1 of US 420th Field Artillery Group set up on Keise Shima near Okinawa, Japan, Apr 1945Aerial view of Eastern Island, Midway Atoll, 1 Apr 1945Aerial view of Midway Atoll, 1 Apr 1945CG-4A Troop Glider being recovered at Wesel, Germany Apr 1 1945
Map of Japanese dispositions at Okinawa, Japan and the American Operation Iceberg, 1-8 Apr 1945Men of the US 10th Army landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945Minneapolis off Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945P-47D Thunderbolt of the 367th Fighter Squadron made a belly landing in field artillery position after being hit in the left wing during a dive bombing attack on near Würzburg, Germany, 1 Apr 1945.  The pilot was only slightly injured.
Map of Japanese dispositions at Okinawa, Japan and the American Operation Iceberg, 1-8 Apr 1945Men of the US 10th Army landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945Minneapolis off Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945P-47D Thunderbolt of the 367th Fighter Squadron made a belly landing in field artillery position after being hit in the left wing during a dive bombing attack on near Würzburg, Germany, 1 Apr 1945. The pilot was only slightly injured.
The Catholic chaplain aboard battleship Indiana serving communion on the shipUS Marine with Winchester Model 1912 shotgun on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945US Marines landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945US Marines moving across Yontan Airfield, Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945
The Catholic chaplain aboard battleship Indiana serving communion on the ship's quarterdeck, off Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945US Marine with Winchester Model 1912 shotgun on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945US Marines landing on Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945US Marines moving across Yontan Airfield, Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945


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