|Caption||Minesweepers worked the waters off Iwo Jima before the invasion, 17-18 Feb 1945; note the anti-aircraft bursts above the island and a burning aircraft close to the ground on the right ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command|
|Identification Code||NH 104144|
|Photos on Same Day||17 Feb 1945|
|Photos at Same Place||Iwo Jima, Japan|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||5 Jan 2007|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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|WW2-Era Place Name||Iwo Jima, Japan|
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