U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
Kwajalein Atoll, Battle of, Marshall Islands, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Mariana Islands; Marine Corps -- United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps;
A towering geyser of smoke and debris marks the extinction of a number of Jap riflemen -- blown up along with their fortified dugout by U.S. Marine "detonation squads,' during the advance over Kwajalein atoll in the Marshalls, February 1, 1944