Photo #: SC 207788
Iwo Jima Campaign, 1945
U.S. forces stalk Japanese snipers in caves and holes along Iwo Jima's rugged northern coast, during "mopping up" operations, 8 April 1945.
At the base of the pinnacle rock in center, a Bazooka rocket has just been fired into the mouth of a cave, as men with follow up with fire from a .45caliber Thompson submachinegun and a .30caliber Browning Automatic Rifle.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 13 January 2007