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A captured Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945American Marines fed Japanese POWs K rations, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
A captured Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945American Marines fed Japanese POWs K rations, Iwo Jima, Feb 1945
FR-1 Fireball fighter at rest at Moffet Field, California, United States, 26 Feb 1945Louisville
FR-1 Fireball fighter at rest at Moffet Field, California, United States, 26 Feb 1945Louisville's SOC Seagull pilots Ens William C. Orr, Ens Arnold Sheiner, and Lt (JG) Austin J. Trinkle receiving Air Medals, 26 Feb 1945; note Pharmacist's Mate in background with Purple Heart medal
Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, MathewsThe 401st Bomb Groupís control tower at RAF Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, England, UK, Feb 26 1945. Note a US Navy Captain among the group of observers.
Montgomery visiting Canadian troops in the Kleve-Goch sector, Germany, 26 Feb 1945; left to right: Vokes, Crerar, Montgomery, Horrocks, Simonds, Spry, MathewsThe 401st Bomb Groupís control tower at RAF Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, England, UK, Feb 26 1945. Note a US Navy Captain among the group of observers.
Two Americans walked by a temporary grave of a fellow Marine made of the fallenUS Fifth Marine Division riflemen waited while a fellow Marine burned out a Japanese-held cave with flame thrower, Iwo Jima, 26 Feb 1945
Two Americans walked by a temporary grave of a fellow Marine made of the fallen's rifle and helmet, Feb 1945US Fifth Marine Division riflemen waited while a fellow Marine burned out a Japanese-held cave with flame thrower, Iwo Jima, 26 Feb 1945
USS Sand Lance off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 26 Feb 1945; note USS Snapper, USS Cero, or USS Raton in background
USS Sand Lance off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 26 Feb 1945; note USS Snapper, USS Cero, or USS Raton in background


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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935