A US Marine ran past a dead Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, Japan, 3 Mar 1945Lieutenant General Alexander Patch awarding the Legion of Merit to Brigaier General Charles Palmer, Washington DC, United States, 3 Mar 1945M10 Wolverine tank destroyer of the American 701st Battalion at Mt. Terminale, Italy, 3 Mar 1945Two (Essex-class) carriers at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 3 Mar 1945. USS Hancock, in front, is in Berth 22 and USS Wasp is in Berth 29. Both ships show very battle worn paint schemes.
A US Marine ran past a dead Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, Japan, 3 Mar 1945Lieutenant General Alexander Patch awarding the Legion of Merit to Brigaier General Charles Palmer, Washington DC, United States, 3 Mar 1945M10 Wolverine tank destroyer of the American 701st Battalion at Mt. Terminale, Italy, 3 Mar 1945Two (Essex-class) carriers at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 3 Mar 1945. USS Hancock, in front, is in Berth 22 and USS Wasp is in Berth 29. Both ships show very battle worn paint schemes.
Two US Marines with an empty stretcher ran past a dead Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, 3 Mar 1945
Two US Marines with an empty stretcher ran past a dead Japanese soldier, Iwo Jima, 3 Mar 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


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