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NH 58558 Okinawa Invasion, 1945

Okinawa Invasion, 1945
Title: Okinawa Invasion, 1945
Caption: The flag of the US 77th Infantry Division flies for the first time on the pinnacle of Mt. Iegusugu at 10:25 a.m. on 21 April 1945. This photo was presented to Admiral R.A. Spruance Commander 5th Fleet by Major General A.D. Bruce, C/G 77th Division on 25 April 1945, and subsequently given to Admiral C.W. Nimitz by Admiral Spruance.
Description: Courtesy of Fleet Admiral Nimitz
Catalog #: NH 58558
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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