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SOC Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven remained inactive during the Normandy campaign after recently being replaced by Spitfire aircraft, Jun 1944TBM Avenger from carrier Langley raided Iwo Jima in support of the operations in the Marianas Islands, 15 Jun 1944TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2.TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
SOC Seagull aircraft of US Navy Cruiser Scouting Squadron Seven remained inactive during the Normandy campaign after recently being replaced by Spitfire aircraft, Jun 1944TBM Avenger from carrier Langley raided Iwo Jima in support of the operations in the Marianas Islands, 15 Jun 1944TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2.TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
Two US Marines crawling into position on a Saipan, Mariana Islands beach after their landing craft was hit by Japanese mortar, 15 Jun 1944; note LVT(A)-4 Water Buffalo in backgroundUS Marines digging foxholes, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines on a beach on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
Two US Marines crawling into position on a Saipan, Mariana Islands beach after their landing craft was hit by Japanese mortar, 15 Jun 1944; note LVT(A)-4 Water Buffalo in backgroundUS Marines digging foxholes, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines landing on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944US Marines on a beach on Saipan, Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944
USS Marcus Island at Espiritu Santo, 15 Jun 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 15AUSS New Mexico underway off Guam, 15 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2USS New Mexico underway off Guam, 15 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2
USS Marcus Island at Espiritu Santo, 15 Jun 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 15AUSS New Mexico underway off Guam, 15 Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2USS New Mexico underway off Guam, 15 Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2

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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