A Douglas R4D (C-47) transport plane (center) loading wounded Marines on Iwo Jima's South Field bound for a Navy hospital on Guam, Mar 1945. Note Mount Suribachi to the left.

Caption   A Douglas R4D (C-47) transport plane (center) loading wounded Marines on Iwo Jima's South Field bound for a Navy hospital on Guam, Mar 1945. Note Mount Suribachi to the left. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-412491
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2019

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
29 Dec 2018 07:54:18 PM

Several Curtiss R5C (C-46) transport planes are parked nearby, with a number of TBM Avenger torpedo planes beyond them. The tail of a PBY is at left and a wrecked PB4Y-2 Privateer (B-24) is at right. Six other aircraft are flying in formation over Mt Suribachi.

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