As seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945.

Caption   As seen from battleship USS Texas, Fletcher-class destroyer USS Twiggs engaging in a pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima’s landing beach White 2 in support of underwater demolition team operations, 17 Feb 1945. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-309163
More on...   
Battle of Iwo Jima   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Texas   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 17 Feb 1945
Photos at Same Place Iwo Jima, Japan
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 28 Dec 2019

This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (2,048 by 1,611 pixels).

Licensing  Public Domain. 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".



Did you enjoy this photograph? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this photograph with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds


Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Iwo Jima, Japan
Lat/Long 24.7813, 141.2613


Famous WW2 Quote
"Goddam it, you'll never get the Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!"

Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943