Aerial photograph of Iwo JimaAfrican-American soldiers of the US Army on march in Noyon, France, 28 Feb 1945Burial at sea for a casualty of the battle for Iwo Jima aboard troop transport USS Hansford while she was evacuating wounded men to Saipan, 25-28 February 1945.Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945
Aerial photograph of Iwo Jima's east landing beaches as LSTs, LSMs, and LCTs unloaded supplies, circa late Feb 1945African-American soldiers of the US Army on march in Noyon, France, 28 Feb 1945Burial at sea for a casualty of the battle for Iwo Jima aboard troop transport USS Hansford while she was evacuating wounded men to Saipan, 25-28 February 1945.Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, Feb-Mar 1945
Drayton bombarding Palawan Island, Philippine Islands, 28 Feb 1945Four US Marines cleared out a cave with BAR, small arms, and grenades, Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945Iwo Jima landing beach, cluttered with abandoned vehicles and other debris, circa late Feb 1945LSD Belle Grove, a LSM, and LVTs at an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945
Drayton bombarding Palawan Island, Philippine Islands, 28 Feb 1945Four US Marines cleared out a cave with BAR, small arms, and grenades, Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945Iwo Jima landing beach, cluttered with abandoned vehicles and other debris, circa late Feb 1945LSD Belle Grove, a LSM, and LVTs at an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945
LSDs and other amphibious ships off Iwo Jima, circa late Feb 1945LST-764 unloading on an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945Men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, US 1st Infantry Division marching toward Frauwüllesheim, Germany, after crossing the Roer River, 28 Feb 1945Mugford off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2
LSDs and other amphibious ships off Iwo Jima, circa late Feb 1945LST-764 unloading on an Iwo Jima beach, circa late Feb 1945Men of Company C, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, US 1st Infantry Division marching toward Frauwüllesheim, Germany, after crossing the Roer River, 28 Feb 1945Mugford off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 2
Mugford off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Scene on a Iwo Jima beach, as supplies were unloaded and trucked inland, circa late Feb 1945US Marine rocket-launching trucks in action on Iwo Jima, Japan, 28 Feb 1945; note Mk 7 rocket launcher firing 4.5-inch beach barrage rocketsUS Marines Sergeant B. D. Boyant and Corporal Kenneth E. Hales setting up the 4th Marine Division
Mugford off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 28 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2Scene on a Iwo Jima beach, as supplies were unloaded and trucked inland, circa late Feb 1945US Marine rocket-launching trucks in action on Iwo Jima, Japan, 28 Feb 1945; note Mk 7 rocket launcher firing 4.5-inch beach barrage rocketsUS Marines Sergeant B. D. Boyant and Corporal Kenneth E. Hales setting up the 4th Marine Division's post office on Iwo Jima, late Feb 1945
US naval transports off Iwo Jima, late Feb 1945
US naval transports off Iwo Jima, late Feb 1945


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