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1942 Raid on Makin Island

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The Marine Raiders of the Second World War were described as the United States' first special operations forces. A raid in August 1942 on a Japanese-held atoll tested the strategies and marines of the Second Raider Battalion. The History Guy remembers the 1942 Raid on Makin Island. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As images of actual events are sometimes not available, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration. All events are portrayed in historical context and for educational purposes. No...
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