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    With the Marines at Tarawa (Universal, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41"). War. Starring Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., John Borich, Merritt A. Edson, H. W. Hill, Harry Niehoff, David M. Shoup, Holland M. Smith. Directed by Norman T. Hatch. One of the rarest and most important 'War' posters we've offered. This is an extremely scarce original one sheet for an 18 min. short that won the Oscar for 'Best Documentary, Short Subjects.' The principal photography was done by the Combat Photographers Unit of the Second Marine Division that lost two photographers obtaining the footage during this intense battle. The poster shows one of the most vivid and graphic 'hand to hand combat' images ever depicted on an American one sheet. This stirring poster has been professionally linen backed to address minor fold separations, pinholes, and corner bumps with mild creases. Very Fine- on Linen.

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