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20Th Century Battlefields

Howard Sochurek1951-06

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Remains of a landing craft in the tranquil waters of Sealark Channel, a grim reminder of the 10,000 Amer. Marines that landed on Aug. 7, 1942 in a campaign against the Japanese defenders which ended in a US victory w. 1,202 Amer. dead & 3,070 wounded.

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  • Title: 20Th Century Battlefields
  • Date: 1951-06
  • Location: Gaudalcanal, Solomon Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Battlefields, Solomon Islands, Wars, Wwii, Equipment, American, Captured Or Destroyed, Guadalcanal, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Howard Sochurek
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5587072
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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