Relief Map of Iwo Jima used to brief US carrier pilots; this photo was filed 6 Apr 1945

Caption   Relief Map of Iwo Jima used to brief US carrier pilots; this photo was filed 6 Apr 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 104135
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Battle of Iwo Jima   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 6 Apr 1945
Photos at Same Place Iwo Jima, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 Jan 2007

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
Official government photographs and documents are in the public domain and may be scanned and reproduced in print or online. They may be cropped or resized, but their content may not be altered.
Additionally, according to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
6 Mar 2011 12:44:34 PM

False Picture
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
6 Mar 2011 08:15:14 PM

To Anonymous of 6 Mar 2011: In a way, it's meant to be a "false" picture. The definition of relief map already suggests that the subject of this photo is a 3-D model of the terrain, not the actual island itself.
3. Adam troedel says:
6 Jun 2019 04:15:55 PM

C. Peter Chen, where did you find this!? I have a ton of information on this map, my Grandfather made it. I have a copy/version of it:
4. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
8 Jun 2019 07:44:59 AM

Adam Troedel: Thanks for visiting WW2DB. This was found in the archives of US Navy's Naval History and Heritage Command.

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