Commandant of the First Naval District Rear Admiral Felix Gygax and Commander, Naval Air Bases, First Naval District Commodore Dixie Kiefer arriving at Otis Field, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States 28 May 1945.Japanese-American troops of US 442nd Regimental Combat Team at Memorial Day service, Le Fay, France, circa late May 1945US Marine Staff Sergeant A S. Barnacle shaving in his camp on Okinawa, Japan, ignoring the heavy flooding due to rain, 28 May 1945
Commandant of the First Naval District Rear Admiral Felix Gygax and Commander, Naval Air Bases, First Naval District Commodore Dixie Kiefer arriving at Otis Field, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States 28 May 1945.Japanese-American troops of US 442nd Regimental Combat Team at Memorial Day service, Le Fay, France, circa late May 1945US Marine Staff Sergeant A S. Barnacle shaving in his camp on Okinawa, Japan, ignoring the heavy flooding due to rain, 28 May 1945


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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945