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80-G-304851: Battle for Iwo Jima, February 19, 1945

80-G-304851:  Battle for Iwo Jima, February 19, 1945.   Stalled and wrecked vehicles of Marines bagged down in soft Volcanic ash on beach of Iwo Jima were targets for Japanese mortermen who fired down from mountain over-looking beach D-Day.  First Aid stations (background) were set up among the debris.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2016/01/19).
Caption: Battle for Iwo Jima, February 19, 1945. Stalled and wrecked vehicles of Marines bagged down in soft Volcanic ash on beach of Iwo Jima were targets for Japanese mortermen who fired down from mountain over-looking beach D-Day. First Aid stations (background) were set up among the debris. Official U.S. Navy Photograph now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/01/19).
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  • Theater of Operations--Pacific
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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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