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peter mcquarrie
USMC map of Betio
Mon Apr 9, 2018 16:40

I have found this map on line at various sites but none of them give a full reference of where it came from. For the islet of Bairiki, you will see on maps of the complete Tarawa atoll. It is the next islet east of Betio and is now connected to Betio by a causeway. You can see it on Google maps if you search for "Tarawa".

  • USMC map of BetioRuth Susmarski, Mon Apr 9 14:57
    While I can't help with your citation, Peter, is there an online link or other way to view this map? Does it include Bairiki? My dad's 75mm howitzer battery, E-2-10, landed on Beach BLUE 2 on Bairiki ... more
    • USMC map of Betio — peter mcquarrie, Mon Apr 9 16:40
      • USMC map of BetioRuth Susmarski, Mon Apr 9 17:25
        Thank you Peter. I know where Bairiki is but find little written about that part of the battle or maps showing the locations of Beach BLUE 1 & 2. Just thought maybe the map you located would show... more
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