TITLE

'All might not go as expected'

AUTHOR(S)
Tyson, Donald
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov99, Vol. 125 Issue 11, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the experiences of the author during the operations of the United States Marine Corps in Betio, Tarawa Atoll during World War II. Rehearsal for the debarking procedure; Surviving the sniper fire.
ACCESSION #
2483440

 

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