As North Korea puts Guam in its crosshairs, harrowing WWII photos show the brutal battle (TR)………!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As North Korea puts Guam in its crosshairs, harrowing WWII photos show the brutal battle (TR)UK Daily Mail ^ | 08/10/2017 | Iain Burns Posted on 8/10/2017, 11:08:24 AM by DFGSpectacular black-and-white photographs showing American military campaigns in the Pacific island of Guam have emerged as North Korea threatens to annihilate the territory with nuclear missiles. The images show US Marines in action during the 1944 battle to retrieve Guam, which was occupied by Japan in 1941. Soldiers can be seen bandaged-up on stretchers after the savage fighting that left about 20,000 people killed on both sides, while American ships and high-ranking personnel are also photographed. Guam is thought to have first been settled in about 2,000BC but wasn’t discovered by Europeans until Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived on the island in 1521. It soon became part of the Spanish Empire and remained so until, during the Spanish-American War of 1898, the USA captured it with a single ship.(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk …

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