Tarawa on the WebThe Assault of the Second Marine Division on Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, 20-23 November, 1943.
Flamethrower smoke rises above the top of an enemy bombproof
shelter on Betio as Marines,
led by 1st Lt. Bonnyman, advance up its slopes. (USMC 63458)
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The Journal of 20-23 November 1943
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