Photo #: 80-G-K-2970 (Color)
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
View looking southwestward down the length of the island from beyond Iwo Jima's northeastern shore, at about "H-Hour" on the morning of 19 February 1945.
Hanare Rock is in the lower right. Tachiiwa Point is at left.
Note the armada at left, including several battleships.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 10 November 2006
Caption corrected 29 December 2006