US Marine preparing to throw a hand grenade while under fire on Betio Island during the invasion of Tarawa. Location: Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands Date taken: November My DI was wounded on Tarawa.KIA in Viet Nam. A Good Man & Marine.
Wounded Marine Evacuated, Tarawa, November 1943 "After the Battle-A wounded Marine is carried back to a dressing station by four buddies after the fighting on Tarawa died down. The wounded were later removed to base hospitals for expert medical care.