The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in
which the U.S. Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima
The American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed
from the need for a base near the Japanese coast. Following elaborate
Jun 23, 2016 ... Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of the Iwo Jima graphic
accompanying this story misstated the country of birth for Marine Sgt.
The Battle for Iwo Jima. Location: Volcanic island 660 miles south of Tokyo Size:
2 miles wide by 4 miles long (8 sm). Background: Summer/Fall 1944.
Jul 19, 2016 ... Iwo Jima, official Japanese Iō-tō, also called Iō-jima, island that is part of the
Volcano Islands archipelago, far southern Japan. The island has ...
For all who bear its scars, the battle for Iwo Jima, 58 years ago (February 19-
March 26, 1945), still looms gargantuan, unbelievable, devouring; not
Kids learn about the history of the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II.
American marines take the island from the Japanese.
Drama ... The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and
Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese
who fought it.
The tiny island of Iwo Jima lies 660 miles south of Tokyo. Mount Suribachi, an
extinct volcano that forms the narrow southern tip of the island, rises 550 feet to ...
The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima. In February 1945, Associated Press
photographer Joe Rosenthal captured the image of five U.S. Marines and one