|B-24J Liberator â€śVera Lâ€ť 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.||Eisenhower at his headquarters, 1 Feb 1945|
|Map showing the summary of Allied campaigns and Japanese dispositions in the Pacific Ocean as of 1 Feb 1945||Men of D Company, 1st Battalion, British London Irish Rifles regiment preparing to fire a PIAT launcher during a training exercise, ForlĂ¬, Italy, 1 Feb 1945|
|Men of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Burma, circa 1 Feb 1945; Balaskewicz and Dick Gerrity|
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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."
Thomas Dodd, late 1945
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