Marine stretcher bearers on Peleliu September by T.
Marines unload supplies from USS and USS and other amphibious warships beached at Iwo Jima on D-Day, 15 February US National Archives photo # The USS was Dad's ship.
Marines In Combat
February A wounded marine receives treatment from a Navy medical corpsman at a jungle first aid station behind the lines on New Britain Island, New Guinea, in the Battle for the Strategic Japanese air field on Cape Gloucester during World War II.
USMC pack howitzer and crew, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
The crews of amphibian tractors board a severely damaged Japanese landing craft which was intercepted by U. naval patrols when it carried troops attempting to infiltrate northern Peleliu and reinforce Ngesebus Island off northwest Peleliu.
US Marines evacuating wounded comrade, Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944
Two "raggedy ass" Marines take a brief break from the slaughterhouse brawl on Peleliu Island.
Wary riflemen of the 5th Marines advance through a devastated Japanese bivouac area to the northeast of the Peleliu airfield. The concealed enemy troops took full advantage of the rocky terrain, forcing the Marines to clear out each nook and cranny. Department of Defense Photo (USMC) 96763
A US Army medic helps a wounded crewman of a tank crew who, during the Japanese landing on the Philippines, stepped on a mine.
The Marine Regiment of the Marine Division is pulled off the line at Peleliu in Sep, 1944 after losing of their strength fighting over the Umurbrogol ridges, nicknamed "Bloody Nose Ridge" by the Marines that fought there.
[Photo] US Navy African-American construction batalion personnel acting as stretcher bearers for the US 7th Marine Regiment, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
US Navy African-American construction batalion personnel acting as stretcher bearers for the US Marine Regiment, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944
During one of many close quarters engagements in the dense jungle of Peleliu, Marines hurl molotov cocktails towards enemy positions along a bitterly contested elevation nicknamed “Suicide Ridge.