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A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overheadA US Marine used a flamethrower against a Japanese pillbox as he was covered by two riflemen, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overheadA US Marine used a flamethrower against a Japanese pillbox as he was covered by two riflemen, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
Aerial view of Mount Suribachi, 20 Feb 1945Beach scene on Iwo Jima about two or three days after the 19 Feb 1945 landings
Aerial view of Mount Suribachi, 20 Feb 1945Beach scene on Iwo Jima about two or three days after the 19 Feb 1945 landings
Dead Marines of the US 3rd Marine Division, covered by ponchos, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945Explosion near an Iwo Jima beach, Feb 1945
Dead Marines of the US 3rd Marine Division, covered by ponchos, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945Explosion near an Iwo Jima beach, Feb 1945
Explosion of a white phospherus shell or bomb near shore on Iwo Jima, circa Feb 1945Flamethrowers of US 5th Marine Division advancing on Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945
Explosion of a white phospherus shell or bomb near shore on Iwo Jima, circa Feb 1945Flamethrowers of US 5th Marine Division advancing on Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945
Gantry Crane spanning the Pearl Harbor drydocks, 20 Feb 1945 (the crane was built in 1940).Hospital ship Samaritan and other crafts off Iwo Jima, 20 Feb 1945
Gantry Crane spanning the Pearl Harbor drydocks, 20 Feb 1945 (the crane was built in 1940).Hospital ship Samaritan and other crafts off Iwo Jima, 20 Feb 1945
Lieutenant R. A. Tilghman of 2nd Battalion, US 27th Marine Regiment held a briefing with his NCOs under fire, western Iwo Jima, at 1040 on 20 Feb 1945LVT
Lieutenant R. A. Tilghman of 2nd Battalion, US 27th Marine Regiment held a briefing with his NCOs under fire, western Iwo Jima, at 1040 on 20 Feb 1945LVT 'Moon Glow' off Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
LVTs brought Marines toward the beaches of Iwo Jima, Feb 1945LVTs sailing for Iwo Jima beaches, Feb 1945
LVTs brought Marines toward the beaches of Iwo Jima, Feb 1945LVTs sailing for Iwo Jima beaches, Feb 1945
Man of US 9th Marines with flamethrower, Motoyama Airfield (Airfield Number 2), Iwo Jima, Feb 1945Mired Jeep on an Iwo Jima beach, circa 19-21 Feb 1945
Man of US 9th Marines with flamethrower, Motoyama Airfield (Airfield Number 2), Iwo Jima, Feb 1945Mired Jeep on an Iwo Jima beach, circa 19-21 Feb 1945
Overhead view of US Marine LVT passing artillery positions on Iwo Jima, Feb 20, 1945Pfc Reg P. Hester, 7th War Dog Platoon, 25th Regiment, United States Marine Corps took a nap while Dutch, his war dog, stood guard, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
Overhead view of US Marine LVT passing artillery positions on Iwo Jima, Feb 20, 1945Pfc Reg P. Hester, 7th War Dog Platoon, 25th Regiment, United States Marine Corps took a nap while Dutch, his war dog, stood guard, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
Star shells fired from American warships illuminated Iwo Jima battlefield to prevent Japanese night attacks, Feb 1945Troops moving ashore at a Iwo Jima beach, circa 20-21 Feb 1945
Star shells fired from American warships illuminated Iwo Jima battlefield to prevent Japanese night attacks, Feb 1945Troops moving ashore at a Iwo Jima beach, circa 20-21 Feb 1945

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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