|Americans attacked Japanese snipers in a cave with bazooka and small arms, northern coast of Iwo Jima, during mop up operations, 8 Apr 1945||B-17G Flying Fortress 'Wee-Willie' of 322nd Bomber Squadron of USAAF 91st Bomber Group losing a wing from flak fire over Stendal, Germany, 8 Apr 1945; 8 were killed; pilot and 1 crewman survived|
|Battleship Indiana receiving powder for her 16-in guns via highline from AE-12 Wrangell, off Okinawa, Japan, 8 Apr 1945||Flame thrower in use against Japanese holding out in a cave along Iwo Jima's northern coastal cliffs, 8 April 1945|
|Men of the 16th Infantry Regiment, US 1st Infantry Division crossing the Weser River to attack FÃ¼rstenberg, Germany, 8 Apr 1945|
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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945
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