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Description:The US flag is raised on Eniwetok atoll after thee days of combat. In center saluting as the colors are run up are Radm. Harry W. Hill, Task Force Commander, Bgen. Thomas E. Watson, USMC, Ground forces Commander, and Col., Russell G. Ayers, USA, Commanding troops on the island. February 22 1944. (US Navy-80-G-215038, Naval Historical Center).
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