The Guam invasion is on, July 23, 1944

It's Sunday in the states, as the invasion proceeds past the initial beach heads and word of events that have been unfolding starts to get back to the mainland.

 

It wasn't exactly a great day for many Marines.

 Library of Congress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine General Holland "Howling Mad" Smith confers with officers on Guam's shore. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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