Photo #: 80-G-412499
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
USS LSM-43 lands supplies on the Iwo Jima shore, as U.S. forces build up their strength on the island, circa late February 1945.
Note LVT and DUKW amphibious vehicles at work on and off shore, and the cluttered condition of the beach.
Taken by a Steichen Unit photographer.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 17 November 2006