American landing craft float near a destroyed industrial area, probably on Saipan, 1944

Official U.S. Coast Guard photograph, Gift of Stacy Hutchinson, from the Collections of the National WWII Museum
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American landing craft, carrying few troops, are near a shore where there is an industrial area that is war damaged. The markings on the boats are KA10-7 and KA10-8. There is an amphibeous tank departing KA10-7. There are ruins and smoke on shore. Locaton similar to photograph 2000.325.038. Saipan (probably), 1944.

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Collection of U.S. Official Coast Guard images.
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Saipan
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Landing craft--American--Saipan
Factories--Saipan
War damage--Saipan