U.S. Marines of the first Marine Division stand by the corpses of two of their comrades, who were killed by Japanese soldiers on a beach on Peleliu island, Republic of Palau, Sep. 14, 1944.
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A Medic pertaining to the 3d Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry, checks non-walking wounded being trucked away to the beaches for evacuation to England.
AMTRACs rush the beaches of Iwo Jima in this D-Day picture made by a Coast Guard combat photographer going in with a landing boat. Larger ships are visible in the distance, standing by after big guns had pounded the slopes of Iwo with one of the heaviest outpourings of fire in the war.
Wounded British troops from the South Lancashire and Middlesex regiments are being helped ashore at Sword Beach, June 6, 1944, during the D-Day invasion of German occupied France during World War II.