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The Beach at Dusk

Landing craft on the beach
Description: Painting, Watercolor and Crayon on Paper; by Mitchell Jamieson; 1945; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-193-NQ
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As darkness closes in at Iwo, the tragic section of beach below Suribachi becomes unearthly and ghostlike in the fading light. The beach is deserted except for the wrecks, which litter its entire length, rusted and partially buried in the sand.

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