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Peter Stackpole1944

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Wreckage still litters the lagoon next to the new American base on Tarawa, built after a fierce battle with Japanese for control of the island.

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  • Date: 1944
  • Location: Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: 1940s, Wwii, Wars, Gilbert Islands, Tarawa, Wwii, Gilbert Islands, Tarawa, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Peter Stackpole
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_602631
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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