Photo #: SC 207787
Iwo Jima Campaign, 1945
Flame thrower in use against Japanese holding out in caves along Iwo Jima's coastal cliffs, as U.S. forces conduct "mopping up" operations, 8 April 1945.
Note the man with a .45caliber Thompson submachinegun at the ready, in the left center foreground.
Photographed by Moser.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 13 January 2007