Army dentist, killed 98 Japanese soldiers during the Battle of Saipan before he was killed - after being shot 76 times

Army dentist, killed 98 Japanese soldiers during the Battle of Saipan before he was killed - after being shot 76 times

Battle of Saipan - Holding a Colt M1911, a Marine moves cautiously through the jungle of Saipan. July 1944.

Battle of Saipan - Holding a Colt M1911, a Marine moves cautiously through the jungle of Saipan. July 1944.

This is footage of the Battle of Iwo Jima, the bloodiest battle in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

This is footage of the Battle of Iwo Jima, the bloodiest battle in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Battle of Saipan - A Marine talks a terrified Chamorro woman and her children into abandoning their refuge

Battle of Saipan - A Marine talks a terrified Chamorro woman and her children into abandoning their refuge

Battle of Saipan | Photos of the Battle of Saipan - 1944

Battle of Saipan | Photos of the Battle of Saipan - 1944

Battle of Saipan - On 16 June 1944, Gunnery Sergeant Robert H. McCard, a Marine, killed sixteen enemies while sacrificing himself to ensure the safety of his tank crew. McCard was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions. The USS Robert H. McCard (DD-822), a Gearing-class destroyer, was named in his honor.

Battle of Saipan - On 16 June 1944, Gunnery Sergeant Robert H. McCard, a Marine, killed sixteen enemies while sacrificing himself to ensure the safety of his tank crew. McCard was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions. The USS Robert H. McCard (DD-822), a Gearing-class destroyer, was named in his honor.

U.S. Marines of either the 2nd or 4th Marine Division landing on the beaches of Saipan on June 15, 1944.

U.S. Marines of either the 2nd or 4th Marine Division landing on the beaches of Saipan on June 15, 1944.

Pinterest
Search