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NH 104337-KN Iwo Jima Operation, 1945

Photo #: NH 104337-KN Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Title: Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Description: Explosions and smoke ashore on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, circa 19 February 1945. Note what appears to be a white phosphorus round bursting (center), and the boat operating close to shore (also in center). Original 35mm Kodachrome transparency, photographed by Lieutenant Howard W. Whalen, USNR, Boat Group Commander, USS Sanborn (APA-193). Collection of Lieutenant Commander Howard W. Whalen, USNR. Donated by Mrs. Nadine Whalen, 1997. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 104337-KN
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