U.S. marines where they fell in combat during battle of Tarawa in World War II. Funeral and burial at sea for a marine.
Tarawa Gilbert Islands Date:1943, November 23 Duration:45 sec Sound:Yes
Fallen U.S. marines lying on the beach and floating in the waters of Betio, Tarawa atoll, after the amphibious assault by 2nd Marine Division during World War 2. Flag draped coffin of a marine carried on deck of a transport ship where chaplains conduct funeral service for burial at sea. Marine honor guard fires salute as others salute.
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