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80-G-412495 Iwo Jima Operation, 1945

Photo #: 80-G-412495  Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Title: Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
Description: A U.S. Marine, with his M1 rifle close by for instant use, reads his freshly received mail as combat continues in March 1945. Note the impromptu camp stove in the dugout, beyond the Marine's left leg. Photographed by Captain Edward J. Steichen, USNR, or a member of his unit. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-412495
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