A 1st Marine Division bazooka man fires his M1A1 rocket launcher during the campaign for Peleliu. The bazooka was an effective weapon for destroying Japanese armor and defensive complexes. Still image from USMC motion picture film
OCT 10 1944 Peleliu – the Marines are still mopping up snipers - See more at: http://ww2today.com LET ‘EM HAVE IT – Crouched behind a coral wall, Marines of the First Division fire on Japanese snipers barricaded in this building on Peleliu Island in the Palau group.
World War II "K-ration" issued to a Minnesota soldier, c.1941-1944. The K-ration, developed by and named for University of Minnesota physiologist Ancel Keys, provided soldiers in World War II with calorie-rich foods and psychological sustenance in the form of cigarettes.