Operation Flintlock

Marines on Roi-Namur. Source: Flickr

On January 31 and February1, 1944, Marines and soldiers stormed the Japanese-held beaches of Kwajelein and Roi-Namur in the Marshall Islands. In a few short days, the force would overwhelm the defenders and gain control of the Marshall Islands.

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 12:29 by Chris Carter · Permalink
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