Photo Of The Month - As we continue to digitize negatives from our collection, we often run across some amazing photos. Sometimes it's that perfect shot or that combination of a great photo and the story behind it... so we created the Photo of the Month and hope you enjoy!  

Photo below -  RWP# B24740A  Marines wading ashore on the Island of Tinian (part of the Mariana Islands) during the Battle of Tinian, Pacific campaign of World War II, where 41,364 Marines fought against armies of the Empire of Japan; 326 Americans were killed and 1,593 wounded, from 24 July until 01 August 1944.

 Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration and Dept of Navy.





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