Pacific

REVIEW: Images of War – Japan Triumphant: The Far East Campaign 1941-1942

The Japanese armed forces of 1941 and 1942 were a devastating, nearly unstoppable assault force in the Pacific and Asian Theaters of War. During a six-month period between December 1941 and May 1942 the Japanese Imperial Army, Navy, and Air Force conquered most of South-East Asia and much of the Pacific. These coordinated campaigns resulted …

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First Row: Tech. Sgt. Carlos Steele, Cpl. Jack Ely, Sgt Ferman H. Dixon, Staff Sgt. John F. Ercole, Cpl. E. Newcomb, and Sgt. Ernest J. Diet. Second Row: Pvt. Chris G. Demo, Sgt. Forrest Owens, Cpl. Jim R. Orton, and Cpl. Raymond Matjasic Back Row: Sgt. Roy Olund, Capt. Louis Hayward, Marine Gunner John F. Leopold, Staff Sgt. Norman Hatch. Pfc. William Kelliher was not present for the picture.

Combat cameramen won Oscar for covering Battle of Tarawa

There were a lot of big name winners at the 17th Annual Academy Awards in 1945, Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, and… the United States Marine Corps. That’s right, USMC Combat Cameramen won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short for their coverage of the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. Tarawa was unique because of the coverage …

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The Battle of Iwo Jima In Remembrance with Photographs

The Battle of Iwo Jima that started on 19 February until 26 March 1945, codename Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces to capture the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Empire during World War II. It had the goal of capturing the entire island, along with its three airfields, to provide …

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