Anti aircraft fire by US Marines against Japanese night raiders, 1945

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Heavy anti aircraft fire against Japanese night raiders by US Marines defending the Yontan Airfield in Okinawa, April 16th, 1945.

Two US Marine Corsair fighter planes of the “Hell’s Belles” attack squadron can be seen in the foreground.

Image captured by Technical sergeant Chorlest of the Marine Corps.

Book suggestion ⤵️

📖 The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb (George Feifer, 1992)

Movie suggestion ⤵️

🎥 The Pacific (2010)

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