|As seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jimaâ€™s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.||Aviation Metalsmith J. J. Lombardo showing WAVES personnel how to tie down cargo, Naval Air Transport Service School, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, 17 Feb 1945|
|Carrier pilots received instructions on their strike mission against Tokyo aboard an unnamed carrier, 17 Feb 1945||F4U-1D Corsair with Marine Squadron 216 aboard USS Wasp (Essex-class) being moved onto the deck-edge elevator on its way to the hangar deck following a strike against targets in and around Tokyo, Japan, Feb 17, 1945.|
|Iwo Jima during the pre-invasion bombardment, 17 Feb 1945, looking north with Mount Suribachi in the foreground||Minesweepers 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 1945||Pre-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 1945|
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