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Vehicle path and combat-shattered vegetation in the rugged terrain of northern Iwo Jima, 21 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2A B-29 Superfortress crashed during an attempted emergency landing on Iwo Jima Apr 24, 1945 and ran into nine P-51 Mustangs.
Vehicle path and combat-shattered vegetation in the rugged terrain of northern Iwo Jima, 21 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2A B-29 Superfortress crashed during an attempted emergency landing on Iwo Jima Apr 24, 1945 and ran into nine P-51 Mustangs.
A B-29 Superfortress crashed during an attempted emergency landing on Iwo Jima Apr 24, 1945 and ran into nine P-51 Mustangs. Ground personnel wait behind a Jeep for all ammunition to cook off.FG-1D Corsairs from Marine Air Wing 4 at Iwo Jima
A B-29 Superfortress crashed during an attempted emergency landing on Iwo Jima Apr 24, 1945 and ran into nine P-51 Mustangs. Ground personnel wait behind a Jeep for all ammunition to cook off.FG-1D Corsairs from Marine Air Wing 4 at Iwo Jima's Motoyama Airfield No 2, 1945. Note the PB4Y-2 Privateer with the enormously tall tail, the B-29 Superfortress, and Mt Suribachi.
Aerial view looking southward over Iwo JimaA Corsair fighter ripple firing its HVAR rockets at Japanese positions at Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945
Aerial view looking southward over Iwo Jima's South Airfield (formerly Japanese Airfield # 1), with Mount Suribachi in the distance, 26 May 1945; note B-29 bombers on the fieldA Corsair fighter ripple firing its HVAR rockets at Japanese positions at Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945
Two P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron after a ground crash at South Field, Iwo Jima, June 1945. Note Mt Suribachi.P-51D Mustangs of the 47th & 531st Fighter Squadrons at South Field, Iwo Jima, May-July 1945. Note also the PB4Y-1 Liberator of Navy Patrol Squadron VPB-116.
Two P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron after a ground crash at South Field, Iwo Jima, June 1945. Note Mt Suribachi.P-51D Mustangs of the 47th & 531st Fighter Squadrons at South Field, Iwo Jima, May-July 1945. Note also the PB4Y-1 Liberator of Navy Patrol Squadron VPB-116.
TBM-3 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMTB-242 taxiing past USAAF P-51D Mustangs at Iwo JimaPainting
TBM-3 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMTB-242 taxiing past USAAF P-51D Mustangs at Iwo Jima's Motoyama Airfield No 1, 1945.Painting 'Iwo Jima' by Takeo Terada, 1945
US Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Terry Scott inspecting an old Japanese Type 96 25mm gun at Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Mar 2003Beach used by the US invasion, Iwo Jima, Japan, 21 Mar 2015
US Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Terry Scott inspecting an old Japanese Type 96 25mm gun at Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Mar 2003Beach used by the US invasion, Iwo Jima, Japan, 21 Mar 2015

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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945


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