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Wreaths enfold the base of the Battle of Tarawa Memorial on Betio Island in the Republic of Kiribati. A ceremony held on 20 November 2018 marked the 75th anniversary of the battle. Photo courtesy of the US Marine Corps/ Sgt. Jacqueline A. Clifford.
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