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War scenes during Battle of Tarawa, World War II.
War scenes during Battle of Tarawa in World War 2. United States Marines fighting with rifles, hand grenades and bayonets. Camouflaged Marine Corps soldiers resting in fox holes between battles and conversing over phone. Wide view of battlefield with smoke rising and fires. Scenes of US Marine snipers in action, and Japanese defending attack. US troops advancing amid rubble, firing flame throwers and throwing grenades at Japanese emplacements while dead bodies lie near them. United States Marines firing from behind log huts or structures. View of Japanese soldiers running across battlefield while US Marines fire at their locations. Resting US Marine drinks from his canteen. Location: Tarawa Atoll Gilbert Islands. Date: November 20-23, 1943.
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