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Private First Class John J. Helus (with BAR) and Corporal John A. Hicks (with M1), Iwo Jima, Japan, circa Feb-Mar 1945

Caption   Private First Class John J. Helus (with BAR) and Corporal John A. Hicks (with M1), Iwo Jima, Japan, circa Feb-Mar 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 104285
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 30 Jan 2007

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WW2-Era Place Name Iwo Jima, Japan
Lat/Long 24.7833, 141.3167
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