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15 images to remember Okinawa "The last battle and the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War"

15 images to remember Okinawa "The last battle and the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War"

Walking the original flag to the top of Iwo Jima

Walking the original flag to the top of Iwo Jima

Battlefields and bunkers: Exploring Okinawa's World War II history - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/battlefields-and-bunkers-exploring-okinawas-world-war-ii-history.html

Battlefields and bunkers: Exploring Okinawa's World War II history - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/battlefields-and-bunkers-exploring-okinawas-world-war-ii-history.html

Panorama of south end of Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima - February 25, 1945

Panorama of south end of Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima - February 25, 1945

American troops of 16th infantry regiment, 1st infantry division on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation 'Torch', November 1942.

American troops of 16th infantry regiment, 1st infantry division on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation 'Torch', November 1942.

<b>Unpublished.</b> American troops chat near a dead Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima. The degree to which the Japanese were willing to fight to the death, rather than surrender, is summed up in one remarkable statistic: Close to 20,000 Japanese soldiers were killed during the battle

<b>Unpublished.</b> American troops chat near a dead Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima. The degree to which the Japanese were willing to fight to the death, rather than surrender, is summed up in one remarkable statistic: Close to 20,000 Japanese soldiers were killed during the battle

U.S. Marines stay low to avoid the murderous, incoming Japanese fire as they crowd the black-sand beaches of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945. Over 30,000 men from the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions landed during the initial waves. Sadly many of those brave warriors would never leave the beach on that first day. www.devildoggraphix.com

U.S. Marines stay low to avoid the murderous, incoming Japanese fire as they crowd the black-sand beaches of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945. Over 30,000 men from the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions landed during the initial waves. Sadly many of those brave warriors would never leave the beach on that first day. www.devildoggraphix.com

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