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The Battle of Iwo Jima resulted in 25,707 deaths, according to the Navy Department Library. The battle caused the deaths of 6,800 American sailors and Marines, as well as the death...

Battle of Iwo Jima


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  ...

Battle of Iwo Jima - World War II - HISTORY.com


The American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed from the need for a base near the Japanese coast. Following elaborate preparatory ...

Iwo Jima


Features the battle, including numerous photographs, film clips, and information about books, movies, and other records and memorials of the battle.

About the Movie Letters From Iwo Jima on DVD: Clint Eastwood directed this Japanese-language World War II drama, a companion piece to his Flags of Our Fathers . In Letters, General Kuribayashi (Ken Watanabe) is tasked with readying 20,000 Japanese soldiers on a tiny Pa... More »
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Iwo Jima Fact Sheet - The National WWII Museum


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.

Battle of Iwo Jima | World War II Database


Iwo Jima is a small speck in the Pacific; it is 4.5 miles long and at its broadest point 2.5 miles wide. Iwo is the Japanese word for sulfur, and the island is indeed  ...

Iwo Jima: A Remembrance - Military.com


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 measurable ...

World War II History: Battle of Iwo Jima for Kids - Ducksters


Kids learn about the history of the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. American marines take the island from the Japanese.

Raising the Flag Over Iwo Jima, 1945 - EyeWitness to History


The photograph at the right of Marines raising the American flag at the summit of Mt. Suribachi during the battle for Iwo Jima has become an enduring image of ...

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Q: What was the name of Iwo Jima?
A: Answer The traditional Japanese name is Ioto. Also just an addition it means "Sulfur Island" in Japanese Read More »
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Q: When was the attack on Iwo Jima?
A: The battle for Iwo Jima was fought between February 19th to March 26th, 1945. Read More »
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Q: What was the battle of Iwo Jima?
A: The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and capture... Read More »
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Q: What was it like to be at Iwo Jima?
A: According to my father, who was with the 4th Marine Division, sheer and absolute hell. A lot of the guys were seasick in the landing craft, then had to get on s... Read More »
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Q: Why was Iwo Jima created?
A: Iwo Jima was an island and was sized by Japanese troops for it's strategic importance. Likewise the Americans launched an amphibious assault to try and capture ... Read More »
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