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US Marine signalmen setting up a command post in the streets of Roi-Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 1 Feb 1944

[Photo] US Marine signalmen setting up a command post in the streets of Roi-Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 1 Feb 1944

ThanksUS Marine signalmen setting up a command post in the streets of Roi-Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 1 Feb 1944 awesome pin

Weary US Marines taking a cigarette break, Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, early Feb 1944; note 37mm anti-tank gun and Browning M2 machine gun

[Photo] Weary US Marines taking a cigarette break, Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, early Feb 1944; note 37mm anti-tank gun and Browning M2 machine gun

ThanksWeary US Marines taking a cigarette break, Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, early Feb note anti-tank gun and Browning machine gun awesome pin

US Marine tank crew resting, after three days of battle on the front lines on Munda, Solomon Islands. 11 September 1943.

A US Marine tank crew takes a rest after fighting for three days on the front line and wiping out 30 Japanese pill boxes;

MASTERPIECE: Americans stringing telephone wires on a tree, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, circa 1944

[Photo] Americans stringing telephone wires on a tree, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, circa 1944

Americans stringing telephone wires on a tree, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, circa 1944 - This Day in WWII History: Feb U. troops capture the Marshall Islands

Men of the US Marine Corps 22nd Regiment taking position on Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 17-21 Feb 1944

Men of the US Marine Corps Regiment taking position on Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944

Marines of the 6th Division sleeping between battles on Okinawa, 29 May 1945.

Okinawa, May Mortar element crew of the Marine Division catches some sleep during a lull in the fighting for the town of Naha. Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War. The battle lasted from early April until mid-June

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Marines set up a cal machine gun on the beach of Namur Islet, Kwajalein Atoll, the first of the Marshall Islands to be taken from Japan in January–February

Marines Duncan and Perry, 4th Marine Division, after ten days of fighting on Iwo Jima. Note Duncan carrying the BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle) squad automatic weapon back then, and Perry presenting the M1A carbine.

Marines A. Duncan and Al Perry, from the Marine Division, pose for a photograph after ten days of fighting on Iwo Jima. Note Duncan (left) carrying the BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle) squad automatic weapon back then, and Perry.

A young Marine with the M1 carbine on Guam in the Marianas, July 1944. During the Battle of Guam the US Marines lost 1,747 KIAs and 6,053 wounded. The Japanese suffered an estimated 18,000 KIAs.

[Photo] US Marine Gill A. Gideon, Jr. with M1 Carbine on Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944

The big guns on Roi-Namur, Marshall Islands.    And in the back my son pretending to shoot them ..

The big guns on Roi-Namur, Marshall Islands. And in the back my son pretending to shoot them .

Marines carrying the first flag up Iwo Jima. SO COOL!

Marines carrying the first flag up Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima.--The famous flag is the SECOND flag brought up there because the "first one wasn't big enough.

US Marines after the Battle of the Marshall Islands guarding their POW in Namur, 2 February 1944.

US Marines after the Battle of the Marshall Islands guarding their POW in Namur, February 1944

US Marines accroché par le feu japonais sur l'atoll d'Eniwetok sur les îles Marshall, le 18 février 1944.

US Marines pinned down by Japanese fire, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, Feb 1944 - This Day in WWII History: Feb U. troops land on Eniwetok atoll

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