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Description:Marines in General Sherman tanks roll along the beach of New Britain island shortly after the first wave of Leathernecks hit the beach to drive the Japanese into the jungle beyond the strategic airport at Cape Gloucester. At the left is a bow of a landing barge. (National Archives, Defense Dept., USMC 69,022).
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