Peleliu aerial shot taken October 1946.
The island ablaze with gun fire from the fleet.
On the beach waiting to move inland.
A run to get off the beach.
Tanks scorch the area.
Marines waiting for the next attack.
Cleaning out a pill box.
Navy Corpsmen help the wounded.
Carrying the wounded to the beach for evac.
The wounded are treated on the bech before being transfer to the Hospital Ship.
A bloody reminder of what war brings.
Famous painting By Tom Lea Sundown at Peleliu: Sick Bay in a Shellhole. The Padre Read, 'I am the resurrection and the Light'
1st Marine Division Cemetary on Peleliu.
Picture taken in 1945.
Picture taken 1998.
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