Photo #: 80-G-412489
Iwo Jima Operation, February 1945
Iwo Jima under bombardment as the initial landing craft waves retract on "D-Day", 19 February 1945.
Note smoke rising from Mount Suribachi, in center. A Cleveland class light cruiser is in the lower right.
Photographed by a member of the Steichen unit.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 6 November 2006