Photo #: 80-G-321119
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Wrecked Japanese gun emplacement on Iwo Jima, 23 February 1945.
Note its reinforced concrete construction and the dismounted machine gun (perhaps a 25mm anti-aircraft type) inside.
U.S. Marines ar dug in at the far left.
Photographed by USS Eldorado (AGC-11).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 13 January 2007