Supported by tanks, Marines of the 1st U.S. Division inch their way up on the beach of Peleliu, during the invasion of the island in the Palau group, on September 14, 1944. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal) #
Two Marines assess the area while standing next to the raised flag on Mount Suribachi, 1945. LSTs - tank landing ships, lined up along the assault beaches to the right, the rest of Iwo Jima stretches out in the distance to the left.
Dai Nippon Homeland War in 1945 :”The battle of Okinawa”(Pertempuran terakhir Tentara Dai Nippon Di Okinawa)
The battle of Okinawa On May 13, troops of the 96th Infantry Division and 763d Tank Battalion captured Conical Hill. Rising 476 feet (145 m) above the Yonabaru coastal plain, this feature was the eastern anchor of the main Japanese defenses and was defended by about 1,000 Japanese. Meanwhile, on the opposite coast, the 6th Marine Division fought for “Sugar Loaf Hill”. The capture of these two key positions exposed the Japanese around Shuri on both sides.
THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH IS NOT FORGOTTON....Especially By One Local Blue Blood Family Member!!!
THE BATAAN DEATH MARCH was a tragedy of epic proportions with 76,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war forcibly transferred, on foot, by the Imperial Japanese Army to Bataan. Even as the American and Filipino troops repelled the Japanese for several months, they were forced to retreat to wait for supplies and reinforcements. But the Japanese had cut off all routes to the Philippines, preventing a rescue by U.S. Military and the troops were forced to surrender on April 4, 1942.
DEATH VALLEY was first entered by 7th Marines on D-plus 7, in an attempt to seize Five Sisters right from southwest. Battle of Peleliu WW II 9-15-1944--10-15-1944 The battle was officially known as Operation Stalemate II but the survivors still call it The Forgotten Battle. It was one of the last big Pacific battles of World War II and one of the bloodiest. Even the names associated with this small coral strip of land in the Palau islands sound hostile and discordant: