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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Long journey: U.S. soldiers drive the wounded from the front lines during the fight to take Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands, June 1944. In the first jeep, one soldier drives while a second holds up IV bags attached to two injured men strapped to the vehicle's hood

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Alone: A U.S. Marine, pictured in July 1944, looks at the bodies of dead Japanese soldiers killed during the battle for control of Saipan

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Back up: While under fire, U.S. Marines advance on occupying Japanese forces in Tanapag, Saipan in June 1944

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Aircraft wreckage on beach (with American fleet in background) following US Marines' fierce battle against Japanese for Iwo Jima during WWII.

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Le vin de la colère divine de kenneth Cook Titre original the wine of god's anger : ce genre de livre que vous regrettez de ne pas avoir découvert plus tôt!!!

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Discovery of long-lost WWII dog tags may solve 70-year-old mystery

Mystery: Army infantryman Bernard Gavrin went missing during the Battle of Saipan in 1944 at the age of 31. The battle was part of America's Pacific campaign and lasted a bloody three weeks

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A US soldier looks for Japanese troops during the battle of Saipan Island, 1944 (Magnum Photos)

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Discovery of long-lost WWII dog tags may solve 70-year-old mystery

Discovery of long-lost World War II dog tags may solve the 70-year-old mystery of a soldier's death Mystery: Army infantryman Bernard Gavrin went missing during the Battle of Saipan in 1944 at the age of 31. The battle was part of America's Pacific campaign and lasted a bloody three weeks

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Hell in the Pacific: Rare World War II photographs show American soldiers' fight for survival in brutal Battle of Saipan

Helping hand: An American soldier offers his hand to a woman emerging from a cave where she had hidden with her child during the battle between Japanese and American forces for control of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands in July 1944

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