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1943-11-20

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

US Marine preparing to throw a hand grenade while under fire on Betio Island during the invasion of Tarawa.

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  • Date: 1943-11-20
  • Location: Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Hand Grenade Use, Tarawa, Wars, Gilbert Islands, Action, Betio, Wwii, Marines, Us Armed Forces, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1126377
  • Credits: TIME LIFE BOOKS

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