|Caption|| ||The first wave of landing craft at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 5 of 5|
|Source|| ||United States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command|
|Identification Code|| ||NH 104204|
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|Photos on Same Day|| ||See all photos dated 19 Feb 1945|
|Added By|| ||C. Peter Chen|
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|Historical Name ||Iwo Jima, Japan|
|Lat/Long ||24.7551, 141.2984|
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