A wrecked M4 Sherman tank showing a shell hit on its outer wooden timbers, Iwo Jima, 15 Mar 1945.B-24M Liberator “Second Chance II” of the 328th Bomb Squadron, along with other 8th Air Force bombers, approaching their bomb run over Zossen, Germany, Mar 15 1945.North American P-51D Mustangs of the 47th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for raid on Chichi Jima, Mar 15, 1945. Note Mt Suribachi in the background.Private First Class H. L. Miles and Corporal C. V. Corley of US Marines rested during a lull in battle, Iwo Jima, Japan, 15 Mar 1945
A wrecked M4 Sherman tank showing a shell hit on its outer wooden timbers, Iwo Jima, 15 Mar 1945.B-24M Liberator “Second Chance II” of the 328th Bomb Squadron, along with other 8th Air Force bombers, approaching their bomb run over Zossen, Germany, Mar 15 1945.North American P-51D Mustangs of the 47th Fighter Squadron on Iwo Jima prepare for raid on Chichi Jima, Mar 15, 1945. Note Mt Suribachi in the background.Private First Class H. L. Miles and Corporal C. V. Corley of US Marines rested during a lull in battle, Iwo Jima, Japan, 15 Mar 1945
US battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 1 of 5; port broadside view, note independently-elevated gunsUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 2 of 5; starboard broadside view, note independently-elevated gunsUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 3 of 5; starboard quarter viewUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 4 of 5; port quarter view
US battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 1 of 5; port broadside view, note independently-elevated gunsUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 2 of 5; starboard broadside view, note independently-elevated gunsUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 3 of 5; starboard quarter viewUS battleship Alabama anchored in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 4 of 5; port quarter view
US battleship Alabama underway in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 5 of 5; aerial stern view, note empty float plane catapultsUSS Saint Paul underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 1 of 2USS Saint Paul underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 2 of 2
US battleship Alabama underway in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 5 of 5; aerial stern view, note empty float plane catapultsUSS Saint Paul underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 1 of 2USS Saint Paul underway in Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, 15 Mar 1945, photo 2 of 2


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