US blacks marines rest on Saipan Island

US blacks marines


American black marines from the third company of providing combat ammunition rest on Saipan Island.
On the bike is an ordinary first class boykin. Antony, Shackelford, and Purdy are sitting on the trolley.
Marines are armed with M1 Garand rifles and M1 carbine.

 

Source: National Archives of the United States.

 

 

Location: Saipan, Mariana Islands
Date: June 1944

In : 1944

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