Photo #: 80-G-303899
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
LCVPs and LCMs circling in the transport area, while waiting to go in to the beach on 19 February 1945, the day of the initial landings on Iwo Jima.
The ship in the center appears to be USS Darke (APA-159).
Photographed from USS Hansford (APA-106).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 17 November 2006