Battle of Tarawa 75th Anniversary: Marines

Marines stand with firearms at their sides.
U.S. Marines of the 3rd Radio Battalion, prepare to give a rifle salute during a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 19, 2018. The ceremony was in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa, in which, during the primary attack, nearly 1,000 U.S. service members lost their lives (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Seth Coulter)