Photo #: 80-G-309138
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Minesweepers (YMS type), at left, at work in preparation for underwater demolition team (UDT) operations off Iwo Jima, at 1430 Hrs. on 17 February 1945.
In the distance are an Idaho class battleship (left) and a Pensacola class heavy cruiser (right).
Photographed from USS Texas (BB-35).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 3 November 2006