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A carbine-equipped US Marine on Iwo Jima, Feb 1945; note M8 grenade launcher attached to the muzzle of the weapon

Caption   A carbine-equipped US Marine on Iwo Jima, Feb 1945; note M8 grenade launcher attached to the muzzle of the weapon ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps
Identification Code   109975
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Photos on Same Day 25 Feb 1945
Photos at Same Place Iwo Jima, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 24 Aug 2007
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Hans says:
9 Oct 2016 06:51:14 AM

notice the marine behind him is carrying a m12 shotgun
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
10 Oct 2016 05:34:49 AM

Thank you Hans, we have linked this photo to our article on the Winchester Model 1912 shotgun.

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