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1942 Photo of Marines Landing on eBay

• CATEGORIES: Features, Old Images

No indication as to which island. It could be the Eastern Solomons.

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“1942 Press Photo Marines and Jeeps land Ashore from United States Landing Barges. This is an original press photo. …up on the beach and the marines have landed. Bottom left, a seagoing tank plows its way through the jungle. Bottom right, more marines pour ashore from landing barges bringing with them jeeps and other equipment to reinforce the beach head. They quickly overcame opposition offered by the Japanese on island. Photo measures 6.75 x 6 inches. Photo is dated 09-01-1942.”




2 Comments on “1942 Photo of Marines Landing on eBay

  1. David Eilers Post author

    Well played sir … though, in its rowdier days, I bet you could have bought a Marine or two on eBay!

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