Battle of Iwo Jima

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One of the most violent battles fought during WW2....

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The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima. - The story told here of six nice young boys. Three died on Iwo Jima and three came back as national heroes. Overall, boys died on Iwo Jima in the worst battle in the history of the Marine Corps. Marine Corps, My Champion, Iconic Photos, Interesting History, World History, History Icon, History Posters, History Online, Study History

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USMC Archive Marine captive Iwo Jima, March 1945 "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the Marine Division. Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, Foto Poster, Iwo Jima, Foto Art, Cat People, Vintage Cat, Life Magazine, I Love Cats
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Marine "captive," Iwo Jima, March 1945

The caption reads "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the 5th Marine Division." From the Holland M. Smith Collection (COLL/2949) at the Marine Corps History Division OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Sergeant Michael Strank Nov Mar one of the six Marines who raised the second flag on Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Died on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945 when his squad came under heavy fire and was hit by US friendly fire. Battle Of Iwo Jima, Killed In Action, Interesting History, Before Us, Vietnam War, Gi Joe, Military History, American History, British History

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This is a nice reproduction of an original WWII photograph showing bombs from a USAAF Bomber falling on Iwo Jima. Size of photo is about x Bombing Iwo Jima.

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US Marines on their way to Iwo Jima Note Mount Suribachi in the background. Us Marines, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Landing Craft, Japan, Rare Photos, 2 Photos, Vintage Photos, Military History, Ww2 History

Assault on the beachhead, Iwo Jima, 1945

Photo caption: Iwo Jima February 19, 1945. Marine-laden assault craft head to the beach at Iwo Jima during the initial landings on D-day. Note Mount Suribachi looming in the left background. From the Photograph Collection at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

[Photo] A caliber Browning water-cooled machine gun and its crew on Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945 World War II Database

[Photo] A .30 caliber Browning water-cooled machine gun and its crew on Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945

[Photo] A .30 caliber Browning water-cooled machine gun and its crew on Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945 | World War II Database

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. Rarely have so many people been so wrong. Battle Of Iwo Jima, By Any Means Necessary, Us Marine Corps, Us Marines, War Machine, Vietnam War, Military History, Usmc, World War Ii
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Американский морской пехотинец с огнеметом М2-2 на острове Иводзима

Американский морской пехотинец с ранцевым огнеметом М2-2 закуривает трубку во время отдыха на острове Иводзима.

Iwo Jima (W. Eugene Smith, Willys Jeep stuck in the fine black volcanic sand. Jeep Willys, Military Jeep, Military Vehicles, Jeep Vehicles, Iwo Jima Photo, Jeep Viejo, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Eugene Smith, Old Jeep
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This vintage photo features the first American flag raising during the Battle Of Iwo Jima on Mount Suribachi. Celebrate WWII History with this digitally restored vintage poster from The War Is Hell Store. Us Marines, Marine Corps, Batalha De Iwo Jima, Iwo Jima Flag, First American Flag, Battle Of Iwo Jima, World History, History Pics, Black
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[Photo] Men of 28th Regiment, US 5th Marine Division putting up the first flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, at 1020 hours on 23 Feb 1945; note M1 Carbine

[Photo] Men of 28th Regiment, US 5th Marine Division putting up the first flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, at 1020 hours on 23 Feb 1945; note M1 Carbine | World War II Database

The US Marine Corps at Iwo Jima - "The Marines would advance when the fire was relatively light, trying to take Japanese positions before another artillery barrage." - Photo: US Marine Corps Us Marines, Military Photos, Military History, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Trauma, Us Marine Corps, American Soldiers, American Veterans, Usmc
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Determination written on their countenances, Marines start the drive to the interior of Iwo Jima. Running at a crouch, they dart across the table-land in the shadow of Mount Suribachi, taking advantage of the scant protection offered by small rises in the volcanic island. Feb. 1945

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US Marines posing with a captured Japanese flag, Iwo Jima, February

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Marines in combat on Iwo Jima, the Marines of this generation don't get near enough recognition or respect in this theater of WWII in comparison to the Army's European campaign.