Local natives help American servicemen build a new quonset hut following the defeat of occupying Japanese troops.


  • Date: 1944
  • Location: Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Gilbert Islands, Wwii, Housing, Tarawa, Wars, Quonset Huts, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Peter Stackpole
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_602638
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps