Press photo dated 15 July, 1958 with caption that reads: “Beirut Beach Head: U.S. Marines wade ashore from landing craft onto beach ay Beirut, Lebanon. By today two Marine battalions had landed and another battalion waited offshore.” Note–The picture also shows what appears to be a Lebanese beachgoer (L) helping one of the marines ashore. The Marines landed in Khaldeh just south of Beirut near where the airport runway lies today.”

Norbert Schiller Collection, Phot. Jim Pringle, Associated Press

Pictured scanned from original 19cm X 25cm silver gelatin print

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