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Marines Unload Field Gun at Rendova

Marines Unload Field Gun at Rendova | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
U.S. Marines using an International Harvester TD-9 diesel TracTracTor to unload a field gun from an LST boat on the beach at Rendova. Original caption reads: "This gun and others like it pounded away at Munda across the channel on New Georgia Island until the Japs fled. The LST's, because of their size and color, are known to the Marines as Green Dragons."
DESCRIPTION
U.S. Marines using an International Harvester TD-9 diesel TracTracTor to unload a field gun from an LST boat on the beach at Rendova. Original caption reads: "This gun and others like it pounded away at Munda across the channel on New Georgia Island until the Japs fled. The LST's, because of their size and color, are known to the Marines as Green Dragons."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:12148
Creation Date: 1944
Creator Name:United States. Marines.
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Collection Name:Photo albums, circa 1899-1965
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, album 587, pg. 49
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Official U.S. Marine Corps photograph.
SUBJECTS
Men
Outdoor photography
Military uniforms
Tractors
Islands
Artillery
Marines
Transportation, Military
War work
World War, 1939-1945

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