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Pearl Harbor, Bataan and Corregidor
Have Been Avenged •f The fireworks at Pearl Harbor December 7,1941, which set this Nation in motion to prove to Japan and other aggressors that it does not pay to arouse freedom-loving people.—Navy Photo. Yanks invaded Guadalcanal in August, 1942. Here the first Marines to hit this Solomons island wade ashore from landing barges. —Marine Corps Photo. Most publicized picture of the war is this shot by AP Photographer Joe Rosenthal of the raising of the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on bloody Iwo Jima. —AP Photo. The bearded, weary heroes of the epic defense of Corregidor as they wer# marched to captivity after capitulation of the fortress. —AP Photo. Action spread from the Solomons to other islands in the Pacific. In thi« picture. Marines advance on the Jap airport at Tarawa in tiie Gilberts after breaking out of the costly beachhead. —Marine Corps Photo. Filipinos never lost hope that Gen. Mac Arthur and his men would fulfill their promise to return and liberate the islands from the Japanese. Grateful citizens here greet return ing Americans on a Luzon beach. —Coast Guard Photo. Battle-worn Yanks of the ■ 96th Division snatch a mo- I ment of sleep near the front i lines during the fighting on Okinawa. —AP Photo from Army. C; Gen. MacArthur inspects the southern beachhead on ]>yte, first of the Philippine Islands to be re-entered by American forces. —AP Photo. These Japs preferred surrender to joining their "honorable, departed ancestors." They are wading out to a picket boat off Kerama Retto—Navy Photo. Incendiary bombs from B-29s rain on Kobe, Japan’s sixth largest city, in a raid typical of many that blasted the enemy into submission. —AP Photo from 21st Bomber Command.