National Geographic : 1945 Sep
U.S.Navy, Official Aerial Bombs Soften Up Namur Prior to Its Capture by the Marines onFebruary 2,1944 In the Kwajalein campaign 8,112 Japs were wiped out and 437 captured on the eight occupied islands. The causeway (lower right corner) connects the twin islands of Namur and Roi. More than a year after this atoll had become a U. S. sea and air base, Japs were still being picked upbyour bush-beating patrols on tiny islands such as those in the distance. Fat and healthy, they had come in small boats from Maloelap, 210 miles away, on afishing expedition.