Battle of iwo jima

One of the most popular news images of all time – US Marines from the 28th Regiment 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima, 1945.  This was following the famous Battle of Iwo Jima which has been written and spoken about more than most other battles of WW2. Following this, the United States occupied the island of Iwo Jima until 1968!

1945 - US Marines from the Regiment, Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima wonderful-photography

Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima. This Day in WWII History: Feb 19, 1945: Marines invade Iwo Jima

Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima. This Day in WWII History: Feb Marines invade Iwo Jima

Marines from the 24th Marine Regiment during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Marines from the Marine Regiment during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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postage stamp, 1945 issue, commemorating the Battle of Iwo Jima.

US Marine with his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945. -

US Marine with a flame-thrower & his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima,

This insanely famous picture of the US flag going up over Iwo Jima is NOT what you think it is ... fascinating story (Via Dave Trott's blog)

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japanese Empire during World War II. The American invasion had the goal of capturing the entire island, along with its three airfields (including the South Field and the Central Field), to provide a staging area for attacks on the Japanese main islands.[2] This five-week battle comprised some of the…

God, bless this country. WWII Iwo Jima US Marine. My Great Uncle was sent to Iwo Jima, and a had a bullet hit his helmet, it should have gone straight through, but for some reason stopped. That's Jesus for you still have the helmet.

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