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As shells exploded on Iwo Jima beach, LVTs approached, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Idaho fired her 5-inch gun at shore targets on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee and a Fletcher-class destroyer provide gunfire support while LVTs raced for the beaches of Iwo Jima, morning of 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee and other American ships firing on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
As shells exploded on Iwo Jima beach, LVTs approached, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Idaho fired her 5-inch gun at shore targets on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee and a Fletcher-class destroyer provide gunfire support while LVTs raced for the beaches of Iwo Jima, morning of 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee and other American ships firing on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Battleship Tennessee bombarding the base of Mount Suribachi before the initial landings, causing a huge explosion, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee fired her 14-inch guns at targets on Iwo Jima as LVTs headed for the landing beaches, 19 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2Battleship Tennessee fired her 14-inch guns at targets on Iwo Jima as LVTs headed for the landing beaches, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Battleship Tennessee off Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Battleship Tennessee bombarding the base of Mount Suribachi before the initial landings, causing a huge explosion, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Battleship Tennessee fired her 14-inch guns at targets on Iwo Jima as LVTs headed for the landing beaches, 19 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2Battleship Tennessee fired her 14-inch guns at targets on Iwo Jima as LVTs headed for the landing beaches, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Battleship Tennessee off Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Crew of a 30 caliber machine gun watched as Americans worked on an Iwo Jima beach, 19 Feb 1945Cruisers Pensacola, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, and an unidentified Cleveland-class cruiser bombarding Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Dense smoke shrouded Mount Suribachi as LVTs left the beaches during the initial day of landings, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Explosions and fires on the beach and inland on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945
Crew of a 30 caliber machine gun watched as Americans worked on an Iwo Jima beach, 19 Feb 1945Cruisers Pensacola, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, and an unidentified Cleveland-class cruiser bombarding Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Dense smoke shrouded Mount Suribachi as LVTs left the beaches during the initial day of landings, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Explosions and fires on the beach and inland on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945
Explosions and yellow signal smoke just offshore and on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2Explosions and yellow signal smoke just offshore and on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Explosions at the beach edge, with smoke rising from other hits just inland on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945Explosions just off the beach on Iwo Jima during the pre-invasion bombardment, 19 Feb 1945
Explosions and yellow signal smoke just offshore and on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2Explosions and yellow signal smoke just offshore and on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Explosions at the beach edge, with smoke rising from other hits just inland on Iwo Jima, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945Explosions just off the beach on Iwo Jima during the pre-invasion bombardment, 19 Feb 1945
Explosions near shore, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Explosions near the Iwo Jima shore, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, circa 19 Feb 1945Explosions on an Iwo Jima beach, with smoke from other blasts drifting down wind, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945Helmeted crewman in a landing craft watched as a Fletcher-class destroyer shelled Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Explosions near shore, Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945Explosions near the Iwo Jima shore, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, circa 19 Feb 1945Explosions on an Iwo Jima beach, with smoke from other blasts drifting down wind, probably during the pre-landing bombardment, 19 Feb 1945Helmeted crewman in a landing craft watched as a Fletcher-class destroyer shelled Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945

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