Norman T. Hatch, Who Filmed Grisly World War II Combat, Dies at 96
New York Times
Armed with a .45 caliber pistol, Staff Sergeant Hatch, 22 years old at the time, waded ashore on tiny Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943 at the beginning of a 76-hour battle that would claim the lives of an estimated 1,000 Marines and ...
Norman Hatch, Marine who captured heroism and horror on film, dies at 96
Norman T. Hatch, a Marine Corps cinematographer who produced some of the most intimate and harrowing glimpses of war seen on film and whose dramatic footage of the Battle of Tarawa during World War II won an Academy Award, died April 22 at a ...
Norm Hatch, WWII Marine combat cameraman, dies at 96
Marine Corps Times
... the Battle of Tarawa. Footage captured by Hatch would be made into the 1944 documentary short “With the Marines at Tarawa,” which received the 1945 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. The award was officially presented to the Marine Corps.
World War II Marine brought home with help of Marine Corps ...
The Albany Herald
Gunnery Sgt. Melvin G. Ashley, of Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany, was on a team that recently escorted the remains of World War II veteran Pfc. James O.