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In there

Like most of the islands of Palau, Peleliu is made mostly from tough volcanic limestone. The Japanese forces created a huge network of tunnels and caves to operate from, aiming to draw the Americans into a bloody war of attrition. The entrance is around 3- 4 foot high.

 

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Taken on October 22, 2008