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A group of F6F Hellcat fighters supporting ground troops on Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945Aerial photo of wrecked American landing craft at Iwo Jima Beach, 21 Feb 1945
A group of F6F Hellcat fighters supporting ground troops on Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945Aerial photo of wrecked American landing craft at Iwo Jima Beach, 21 Feb 1945
Aerial photograph of Mount Suribachi with Iwo JimaAn American ammunition dump exploded after being hit by Japanese artillery, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
Aerial photograph of Mount Suribachi with Iwo Jima's Beach Green One beyond, circa 20-28 Feb 1945An American ammunition dump exploded after being hit by Japanese artillery, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
An American warship making a night-time bombardment on Japanese positions ashore on the island of Iwo Jima, Feb 1945Beach scene at Iwo Jima about two or three days after the initial landings, showing the beach cluttered with wrecked LVTs, landing craft and other debris, circa 21-22 Feb 1945
An American warship making a night-time bombardment on Japanese positions ashore on the island of Iwo Jima, Feb 1945Beach scene at Iwo Jima about two or three days after the initial landings, showing the beach cluttered with wrecked LVTs, landing craft and other debris, circa 21-22 Feb 1945
Burrowed in his shallow foxhole at the edge of Motoyama airstrip on Iwo Jima, an US Marine communicator called for artillery support, Feb 1945Carrier Bismarck Sea erupted in flames as she was hit by a special attack aircraft off Iwo Jima, night of 21 Feb 1945
Burrowed in his shallow foxhole at the edge of Motoyama airstrip on Iwo Jima, an US Marine communicator called for artillery support, Feb 1945Carrier Bismarck Sea erupted in flames as she was hit by a special attack aircraft off Iwo Jima, night of 21 Feb 1945
F6F-5 Hellcat BuNo 71632 being “surveyed” over the side of USS Hancock after flipping onto its back from a barrier crash on landing following a strike against Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The pilot was not hurt.Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 1 of 3
F6F-5 Hellcat BuNo 71632 being “surveyed” over the side of USS Hancock after flipping onto its back from a barrier crash on landing following a strike against Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The pilot was not hurt.Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 1 of 3
Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 2 of 3Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 3 of 3
Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 2 of 3Following an attack from Japanese special attack aircraft, fires grew in the forward hangar deck of USS Saratoga off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. The fires increased greatly before they could be controlled. Photo 3 of 3
Japanese Type 1 Kaitens on the deck of mother-sub I-370 at the Japanese Kaiten base at Otsujima in Japan’s Inland Sea, 21 Feb 1945.LCVP from LST-713 off northern Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
Japanese Type 1 Kaitens on the deck of mother-sub I-370 at the Japanese Kaiten base at Otsujima in Japan’s Inland Sea, 21 Feb 1945.LCVP from LST-713 off northern Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
LSM-140 unloading on a southeastern Iwo Jima beach, circa 21-22 Feb 1945Men of 3rd Battalion, US 23rd Marine Regiment at a destroyed Japanese pillbox, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb 1945
LSM-140 unloading on a southeastern Iwo Jima beach, circa 21-22 Feb 1945Men of 3rd Battalion, US 23rd Marine Regiment at a destroyed Japanese pillbox, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb 1945
Mired LVT(A) on Iwo Jima beach, circa 21-22 Feb 1945Officers of the US Fifth Marine Division directed the operations from a sandbagged position, Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945
Mired LVT(A) on Iwo Jima beach, circa 21-22 Feb 1945Officers of the US Fifth Marine Division directed the operations from a sandbagged position, Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945
US Marine 37mm gun firing on Japanese positions on the northern slope of Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima in support of RCT 28, 21 Feb 1945US Marine communicators dashed for cover, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb 1945
US Marine 37mm gun firing on Japanese positions on the northern slope of Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima in support of RCT 28, 21 Feb 1945US Marine communicators dashed for cover, Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb 1945

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