Smoke and explosions on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945

Caption   Smoke and explosions on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 104343-KN
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 6 Feb 2007

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