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140. "Marines storm Tarawa. Gilbert Islands." WO Obie Newcomb, Jr., November 1943. 127-N-63458. (ww2_140.jpg)

en:Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. is the 4th man on the right at the top of the bunker (denoted with a faint arrow by the Marine Corps photographer, Obie Newcomb).

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Marines storm Tarawa. Gilbert Islands. November 1943. WO Obie Newcomb, Jr. (Marine Corps) Exact Date Shot Unknown
NARA FILE #: 127-N-63458 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1179
Photographer's Name: WO Obie Newcomb, Jr.
Date Shot: 11/1/1943
VIRIN: HD-SN-99-02838

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