Marines dig in on Saipan. The first rays of the morning sun show Marines digging in on the beach at Saipan. This photo was taken on the first morning when Marines were securing their first toe-hold on that island
Saipan: Red Beach #2 at 1300 Dday.
On Saipans beachhead, two Marines keep down low while they crawl to their positions for Japanese fire is whining overhead
Beach assault, Saipan, June 1944
Marines of the first wave, landing on the beach at Saipan, crawl forward for protective covering while waiting for additional waves of green garbed Leatherneck fighters to land
The first wave of Marines to hit the Saipan beach in the Marianas invasion take cover behind a sand dune, while waiting for the following three waves to come in. June 1944. Sgt. James Burns. (Marine Corps) Exact Date Shot Unknown . NARA FILE #: 127-N-83261 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1175
Landing craft with battle ready troops move towards Saipan beachhead.
LVTs going in at the battle of Saipan, 15 June 1944. Ship in foreground is USS Birmingham (CL-62); the cruiser firing in the distance is USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
HMCS Nootka (J35) was a Fundy-class minesweeper that served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1938-1945.
She was renamed HMCS Nanoose (J35) in 1943 to allow the unit name Nootka to be used by the destroyer HMCS Nootka (R96).
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Vimy, Mémorial Canadien, Pas-de-Calais, France
Champ de bataille de la Première guerre mondiale.
World War I battlefield.
90 ans plus tard, les cratères sont toujours visibles.
90 years later, craters are always visible.