Photo #: 80-G-415308
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
"H-Hour" on "D-Day": Waves of amphibious tractors (LVTs) approach the Iwo Jima invasion beaches in the first moments of the U.S. Marine amphibious assault on the island, 19 February 1945.
Mount Suribachi is in the center background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 26 October 2006