Why was the Battle of Iwo Jima so important?

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The Battle of Iwo Jima is considered important because it was strategic as an air base for fighter escorts supporting the long-range bombing missions against mainland Japan. This base provided the necessary emergency landing strip for crippled B-29s returning from bombing runs.
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Iwo Jima, which means "Sulfur Island," was strategically important as an air base for fighter escorts supporting long-range bombing missions against mainland Japan. Because
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The Battle of Iwo Jima (Feb 19-Mar 26, 1945) in which the U S fought for
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good grief. "the end of the Japanese advance" was at Guadalcanal, 2 years before and 3,000 miles to the south. and the B-29 bomber bases were established at Tinian and Saipan
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I'm a little unsure what you mean by 'only a few people could watch them' as the Colosseum could hold 50,000 people. Whilst that isn't particularly large in modern terms, events were
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