15 Apr 1944

Japan
16 Jun 1944

Japan
24 Jun 1944

Japan
4 Jul 1944

Japan
1 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 1 Feb 1945
B-24J Liberator “Vera L” and other aircraft from the 27th Bomb Squadron drop 55-gallon drums filled with gasoline on Iwo Jima to burn off the plant growth in advance of the landings to come two weeks later, Feb 1 1945.
19 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 19 Feb 1945
The first wave of landing craft at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 6 of 6
20 Feb 1945

Japan
6 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 6 Mar 1945
Navy Ensign Jane Kendeigh was the first flight nurse to arrive on Iwo Jima, 6 Mar, 1945. She would also serve on Okinawa.
10 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 10 Mar 1945
B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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