Camp Elliot, circa 1998.
Photo credit: Bob George.
Admiral Shibasaki's command post still stands defiantly 50 years later.
A few shots of the 8 inch Vickers guns.
These guns were purchased by the Japanese from the British in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese war.
This gun's barrel was destroyed in the Naval bombardment before the landing.
Photos courtesy of Phil Froom. Thanks alot Phil!!
Please do not use these without Phil's permission.
From the Pacific Wrecks Database:
One of the Shermans that never made it to the beach
50th Anniversary 1993 - Scott Dilcher Collection
60th Anniversary 2003 - Dan Kirchner Collection
58th Anniversary - David Kruger Collection
A turret from a Japanese Type 95 tank on Betio.
Photo credit: Mark Kunzer.
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Created 15 August 2000 - Updated 11 December 2003
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