Photo #: 80-G-303923
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Building a causeway over the wrecks of several landing craft, on an Iwo Jima beach, February 1945. The craft being covered over include a pair of LCVPs and a LVT amphibious tractor.
Note the mobile cranes at work in the vicinity.
USS LCT-1269 is beached in the middle distance, with USS LST-792 beyond her.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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25 February 2004