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US Marine Corps 8th Regimental Combat Team landing on Iheya, Okinawa, Japan, 3 Jun 1945A US Marine observing ruined buildings in Naha, Okinawa, Japan, 13 Jun 1945US Marines and US Army soldiers celebrating the capture of Hill 89, Okinawa, Japan, 27 Jun 1945; the hill was captured by US Army 7th Inf Div on 21 JunF4U-1D Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-422 at Ie Shima Airfield, Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 1945. Note the nose art on both the plane and the belly tank.
US Marine Corps 8th Regimental Combat Team landing on Iheya, Okinawa, Japan, 3 Jun 1945A US Marine observing ruined buildings in Naha, Okinawa, Japan, 13 Jun 1945US Marines and US Army soldiers celebrating the capture of Hill 89, Okinawa, Japan, 27 Jun 1945; the hill was captured by US Army 7th Inf Div on 21 JunF4U-1D Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-422 at Ie Shima Airfield, Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 1945. Note the nose art on both the plane and the belly tank.
Ground crewmen arming an FG-1D Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 312, the “Checkerboarders,” at Kadena airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr-Aug 1945US Marine code talker Private Leslie Hemstreet at a shrine in Okinawa, Japan, 1945US Marine code talker Samnuel Sandoval of III Amphibious Corps Signal Battalion underneath a Torii gate on Okinawa, Japan, 1945Remains of General Mitsuru Ushijima and Lieutenant General Isamu Cho, Okinawa, Japan, 5 Jul 1945
Ground crewmen arming an FG-1D Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 312, the “Checkerboarders,” at Kadena airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr-Aug 1945US Marine code talker Private Leslie Hemstreet at a shrine in Okinawa, Japan, 1945US Marine code talker Samnuel Sandoval of III Amphibious Corps Signal Battalion underneath a Torii gate on Okinawa, Japan, 1945Remains of General Mitsuru Ushijima and Lieutenant General Isamu Cho, Okinawa, Japan, 5 Jul 1945
B-25J Mitchell bombers of the 41st Bomb Group armed with Mark XIII torpedoes prepare for take-off from Yonton Airfield, Okinawa bound for an attack on Japanese shipping at Sasebo, Japan, 28 Jul 1945.US Marine Corporal John Dulin using a captured Japanese sword to cut a cake baked for victory celebration, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 1945US Marines celebrating, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 1945Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 01 of 12.
B-25J Mitchell bombers of the 41st Bomb Group armed with Mark XIII torpedoes prepare for take-off from Yonton Airfield, Okinawa bound for an attack on Japanese shipping at Sasebo, Japan, 28 Jul 1945.US Marine Corporal John Dulin using a captured Japanese sword to cut a cake baked for victory celebration, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 1945US Marines celebrating, Okinawa, Japan, Aug 1945Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 01 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 02 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 03 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 04 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 05 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 02 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 03 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 04 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 05 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 06 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 07 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 08 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 09 of 12.
Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 06 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 07 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 08 of 12.Aboard two Mitsubishi G4M ‘Betty’ bombers in surrender markings, a Japanese delegation stopped at Ie Jima, Ryukyu Islands en route Manila, Philippines for a surrender briefing, 19 Aug 1945. Photo 09 of 12.

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