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Durk Steed
Nimitz tour
Tue Apr 17, 2018 09:19
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Thanks for posting this link, Tom. Some great hi-res photos in this grouping. The aerial of the "bird's beak" is particularly interesting. There appears to be a light tank on Red 1 beach, possibly a Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go?

  • Nimitz Tour Nov 27Tom Godwin, Mon Apr 16 13:44
    Nice grouping of pictures of Nimitz and officers touring Tarawa. I had only found a couple through Google previously. https://www.history.navy.mil/search.html?q=tarawa+nimitz
    • Nimitz tour — Durk Steed, Tue Apr 17 09:19
      • Re: Nimitz TourTom Godwin, Wed Apr 18 10:18
        Had to clean that pic up but yes. Interesting as it was just after bombardment. Searching through groups of civilian photographers at Tarawa now; Don Senick 20th Century Fox, Frank Filan AP, and... more
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