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By Mícheál de Barra

An Irish pilgrim's point of view in this historical trip. a private modern account of the actual and human panorama which he encounters alongside the way in which.

NOTE: this booklet is within the Irish language simply; there's no English-language fabric during this booklet.

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On Red Beach 1, six Shermans had made a landing but four flooded-out or became bogged down in shell-holes; the two that successfully made it to the beach, Chicago and China Gal, were forced to take an indirect and torturous route inland to avoid the scores of Marine casualties on the narrow beach. Chicago was knocked-out by the enemy artillery fire, but China Gal made its way to Green Beach and became a valuable addition to Maj Ryan’s force—albeit with her main 3 inch (75mm) gun inoperable. The confusion at command level gradually worsened and to try to clarify the situation ashore Julian Smith sent his second in command, BrigGen Leo Hermle, to land on the pier, collect information and report back.

Schoettel) The 2nd Btn 2nd Marines under LtCol Herbert Amey landed on Red 2 at approximately 0930hrs. When Colonel Amey was killed by a burst of machine-gun fire, LtCol Walter Jordan, who was with the 4th Marine Division, and had come along as an observer, was obliged to take command. On the field radio he had great difficulty in identifying himself to officers on the command ship the USS Maryland, as he was not on the 2nd Division roster and nobody knew who he was. Lieutenant William Hawkins and his specially trained Scout Snipers landed on the end of the pier at 0855hrs, the first Marines on Betio.

National Archives) 54 more injured Marines. By now the tide was rapidly going in and he was subjected to heavy enemy fire. Realizing that he was making little impact with only one boat, Heimberger rounded up several other LCVPs and again approached the reef. This time he came under fire from both the shore batteries and from the Niminoa: the old wreck lying west of the main pier. com Bullets and Barbed Wire (Kerr Eby) No amphibious landing in the whole of the Pacific War presented the Marines with such horrendous obstacles.

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