American Marines in the Battle for Shuri

American Marines

Soldiers from the 2nd battalion of the 1st Marine Division of the United States during the Battle of Shuri. The Marine is covering his comrade during the change of fire positions. A soldier with Thompson submachine gun – Davis Hargreaves (born 1925), right Gabriel Chavarria (born 1926), he is armed with an automatic rifle BAR.

 

 

Location: Okinawa, Japan
Date: may 1945

In : 1945

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