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After the leading edge of USS Hornet’s flight deck was collapsed in a typhoon, F6F Hellcats were launched over the stern as the carrier steamed in reverse at 18.5 knots, 6 Jun 1945.Canadian M4 Sherman tank
After the leading edge of USS Hornet’s flight deck was collapsed in a typhoon, F6F Hellcats were launched over the stern as the carrier steamed in reverse at 18.5 knots, 6 Jun 1945.Canadian M4 Sherman tank 'Bomb', 6 Jun 1945
General Anthony McAuliffe unveiling the German surrender document in the rotunda of the National Archives Building, Washington DC, United States, 6 Jun 1945
General Anthony McAuliffe unveiling the German surrender document in the rotunda of the National Archives Building, Washington DC, United States, 6 Jun 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