TUESDA'Y', AUGUST 14 1945
THlE MICHIGAN, DAILY
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1945 PAGE s1~V1~N
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O K I N A W A A I R F I E L D G R 0 W S--Trucks aid giant shovels and bulldozers to construct
an airfield on'Okinawa which will serve as a ,base for attack on Japan.,
S P EAR H EADS OF U. S. -SO U TH P A CIFIC MI1G.H T-These U. S. Navy ,PBY patrol bombers on an Australian
beach are part of a large force that scout the vast South Pacific sea and air in advance of heavier American forces.
L E A T H E R N E C K S M A R C H 0 U T--Swinging along between cocoanut trees, U. S. Ma.
rines leave their positions on Guadalcanal Island, as Army troops take over isle's defense"
SEARCHLIGHT BARRAGE-Searchlights and tracer bullets probe the LANDING SHIP TANK--LCT's helped materially in the
sky for attacking Jap planes, Pacific invasions.
A B A N D 0 N S H 1 P !-Hundreds of men crowd the deck of the mortally-wounded U. S. aircraft carrier Lexington as the order to
abandon ship is given. Some men descend on ropes. The Lexington was lost in the Battle of the Coral Sea.
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