|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|
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|Photos on Same Day|| ||See all photos dated 17 Feb 1945|
|Added By|| ||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date|| ||5 Jan 2007|
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