REINFORCEMENTS LANDING ON BEACH

Press photo dated 21 July 1958 with caption that reads: “Beirut, Lebanon: U.S. reinforcements land on the beach to join the first contingent of Marines who arrived in Beirut on 7/16. In a carnival-like atmosphere scores of Lebanese gathered on the beach to watch the operation.” Note–The Marines landed in Khaldi just south of Beirut near where the airport runway lies today.”

Norbert Schiller Collection, Phot. UPI

Pictured scanned from original 18cm X 23cm silver gelatin print

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