The American Marines invade the island of Attou

The American Marines


American Marines are invading Atta Island.
May 11-30, 1943, the island was fiercely battled between the Japanese garrison and the US invasion forces, as a result of which the island was captured by the Americans.
In the photo, an LCVP assault boat from attack transport USS J. Franklin Bell (APA-16).

 

 

Location: Aleutian Islands
Date: May 1943

In : 1943

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