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Okinawa, 10 May 1945 | by Archives Branch, USMC History Division
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Okinawa, 10 May 1945

The caption on this photograph reads "Through "Death Valley"-Moving on the double, a Marine dashes to a forward point of cover through a hail of Jap machine gun fire. The Marines sustained more than 125 casualties in eight hours while crossing this draw and dubbed in "Death Valley.""

 

From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

 

OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

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Taken on May 10, 1945