Photo #: 80-G-304747
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Burning U.S. supply dump on the east-central coast of Iwo Jima, 21 February 1945.
Note several LVTs in the area. A Japanese T-1 type landing ship is beached perpendicular to the shore, with its bow toward the beach, in the upper left center. It has a large hole blown into its port side amidships.
Photographed from a USS Yorktown (CV-10) plane.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 13 January 2007