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US Marines burrowing in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, 20 Feb 1945; note LST-264 and Mount Suribachi in background

Caption   US Marines burrowing in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, 20 Feb 1945; note LST-264 and Mount Suribachi in background ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps
Identification Code   109634
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Photos on Same Day 20 Feb 1945
Photos at Same Place Iwo Jima, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 22 Aug 2007

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1. LT. JOHN B. BARBER USNR Retired says:
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WW2-Era Place Name Iwo Jima, Japan
Lat/Long 24.7502, 141.2889
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