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A Curtiss R5C Commando after releasing parachute packs with supplies for construction units repairing the main airstrip on Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands. Mar 6, 1945. Note B-29 Superfortress on the ground.Alaska
A Curtiss R5C Commando after releasing parachute packs with supplies for construction units repairing the main airstrip on Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands. Mar 6, 1945. Note B-29 Superfortress on the ground.Alaska's Chief Quartermaster John P. Overholt took a sun sighting with a sextant, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945; taking notes on the observations was QM3/c Clark R. Bartholomew
An LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized) loaded with troops shoves off from the troop transport and heads toward the shore at Iwo Jima, Mar 6, 1945.Crew of a 40mm quad anti-aircraft machine gun mount of Alaska loaded clips into the loaders of the left pair of guns, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945
An LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized) loaded with troops shoves off from the troop transport and heads toward the shore at Iwo Jima, Mar 6, 1945.Crew of a 40mm quad anti-aircraft machine gun mount of Alaska loaded clips into the loaders of the left pair of guns, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945
GunnerNavy Ensign Jane Kendeigh was the first flight nurse to arrive on Iwo Jima, 6 Mar, 1945. She would also serve on Okinawa.
Gunner's Mate First Class Carrick N. Thomas passed a clip of four 40mm rounds through a hatch in a 40mm handling room of Alaska, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945Navy Ensign Jane Kendeigh was the first flight nurse to arrive on Iwo Jima, 6 Mar, 1945. She would also serve on Okinawa.
One of the AlaskaOne of the Alaska
One of the Alaska's Curtiss SC-1 floatplanes taxiing up to the landing mat streamed alongside, to be picked up by the aircraft crane, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945One of the Alaska's Curtiss SC-1 floatplanes waited for pickup by the ship's crane, off Iwo Jima, 6 Mar 1945
Private G. Mills of British 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment with a PIAT launcher, northwestern Europe, 6 Mar 1945
Private G. Mills of British 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment with a PIAT launcher, northwestern Europe, 6 Mar 1945


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