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During the battle for Tarawa island in 1943, the US Army attacked nearby Makin Island, which was considered a less costly operation. The army was supported by a platoon of M3A5 Lee medium tanks from the US Army's 193rd Tank Battalion, making this battle the only combat use of the M3 by America...read more

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With the Marines at Tarawa (1944) - Academy Award Winning Documentary.- With the Marines at Tarawa is a 1944 short propaganda documentary film directed by Louis Hayward. It used authentic footage taken at the Battle of Tarawa to tell the story of the American servicemen from the time they get...read more

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Nice clean exterior and interior. Drives and steers very well, 892 Detroit Diesel engine fitted for easy maintenance. Road wheels as new, tracks good and serviceable. $290 000 USD will buy, but may consider WWII American Armour or Sherman M4 Tank restoration project as...read more

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This is the regular Pacific Combat Zone reenactment of the Battle of Tarawa at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. This reenactment was in March of 2012. All newsreel footage and audio accredited to Castle Films and United Newsreels.

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