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B-24J Liberator “Deadeye II” of the 392nd Bomb Squadron flown by Lt. Warren Myllenbeck flying from Saipan, Mariana Islands, overflying Iwo Jima and Mt Suribachi, 1944-45.Personnel of Japanese Army 26th Tank Regiment, Iwo Jima, Japan, date unknown
B-24J Liberator “Deadeye II” of the 392nd Bomb Squadron flown by Lt. Warren Myllenbeck flying from Saipan, Mariana Islands, overflying Iwo Jima and Mt Suribachi, 1944-45.Personnel of Japanese Army 26th Tank Regiment, Iwo Jima, Japan, date unknown
Kuribayashi directing defenders at Iwo Jima, circa May 1944-Jan 1945Fires and explosions on Iwo Jima
Kuribayashi directing defenders at Iwo Jima, circa May 1944-Jan 1945Fires and explosions on Iwo Jima's Airfield #1, resulting from a bombardment delivered by heavy cruisers of Cruiser Division Ten, 2 Jul 1944
Battleship Indiana and Cruiser Division 5 bombarded Iwo Jima, 23 Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Battleship Indiana and Cruiser Division 5 bombarded Iwo Jima, 23 Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Battleship Indiana and Cruiser Division 5 bombarded Iwo Jima, 23 Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Battleship Indiana and Cruiser Division 5 bombarded Iwo Jima, 23 Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Aerial photograph of Iwo Jima during a raid on its southern Airfield Number One, early 1945, photo 1 of 2Aerial photograph of Iwo Jima during a raid on its southern Airfield Number One, early 1945, photo 2 of 2
Aerial photograph of Iwo Jima during a raid on its southern Airfield Number One, early 1945, photo 1 of 2Aerial photograph of Iwo Jima during a raid on its southern Airfield Number One, early 1945, photo 2 of 2
Aerial view of Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945Airfield Number Two burning after American air raid, Iwo Jima, early 1945
Aerial view of Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945Airfield Number Two burning after American air raid, Iwo Jima, early 1945
Eastern side of Mount Suribachi prior to US invasion, Iwo Jima, early 1945B-24J Liberator “Vera L” and other aircraft from the 27th Bomb Squadron drop 55-gallon drums filled with gasoline on Iwo Jima to burn off the plant growth in advance of the landings to come two weeks later, Feb 1 1945.
Eastern side of Mount Suribachi prior to US invasion, Iwo Jima, early 1945B-24J Liberator “Vera L” and other aircraft from the 27th Bomb Squadron drop 55-gallon drums filled with gasoline on Iwo Jima to burn off the plant growth in advance of the landings to come two weeks later, Feb 1 1945.
Battleship New York bombarding Iwo Jima, 16 Feb 1945; view looked aft, on the starboard sideAs seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.
Battleship New York bombarding Iwo Jima, 16 Feb 1945; view looked aft, on the starboard sideAs seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.
Iwo Jima during the pre-invasion bombardment, 17 Feb 1945, looking north with Mount Suribachi in the foregroundMinesweepers worked the waters off Iwo Jima before the invasion, 17-18 Feb 1945; note the anti-aircraft bursts above the island and a burning aircraft close to the ground on the right
Iwo Jima during the pre-invasion bombardment, 17 Feb 1945, looking north with Mount Suribachi in the foregroundMinesweepers worked the waters off Iwo Jima before the invasion, 17-18 Feb 1945; note the anti-aircraft bursts above the island and a burning aircraft close to the ground on the right
Naval gun shells exploded on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, 17-19 Feb 1945Pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima
Naval gun shells exploded on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, 17-19 Feb 1945Pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima's west beach as seen from an American vessel, 17 Feb 1945
Shells exploded ashore during the pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima, 17 Feb 1945A column of landing craft support vessels passing by Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, 18 Feb 1945
Shells exploded ashore during the pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima, 17 Feb 1945A column of landing craft support vessels passing by Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, 18 Feb 1945

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