Sighting

6/22/1945

On June 22, 1945, a Marine with the 1st Marine Division aims his tommy-gun at a Japanese sniper as his companion, carrying a Browning automatic rifle, ducks for cover. The Division was working to take Wana Ridge near the town of Shuri on the island of Okinawa, Japan.

National Archives, Records of the U.S. Marine Corps


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