|A group of Beaufighter Mk X aircraft of No. 404 Squadron RCAF in flight near Dallachy, Scotland, United Kingdom, 16-18 Feb 1945||Battleship New York bombarding Iwo Jima, 16 Feb 1945; view looked aft, on the starboard side||Bodies of victims of the 13-14 Feb 1945 Dresden bombing piled in the Germania statue plaza, circa mid-Feb 1945||Gunnery practice with 40-mm Bofors MK 12 anti-aircraft guns aboard Hornet while her aircraft raided Japan, 16 Feb 1945|
|OS2U Kingfisher aircraft being recovered by battleship USS Texas, off Iwo Jima, at 1700 on 16 Feb 1945; note netting of recovery sled hooked on pontoon’s recovery hook||USS Saint Paul at Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 16 Feb 1945|
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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945