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Battle of Iwo Jima - Wikipedia


The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island ...

Iwo Jima


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

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 ...

The Battle – The Land Battle – Iwo Jima


D-Day February 19, 1945 – Shortly before 2am on Feb. 19, 1945, the Navy's big guns opened up on Iwo Jima again, signaling the beginning of D-Day. After an ...

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 ...

Iwo Jima | island, Japan | Britannica.com


Dec 9, 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 ...

Marines misidentified one man in iconic 1945 Iwo Jima photo


Jun 23, 2016 ... Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of the Iwo Jima graphic accompanying this story misstated the country of birth for Marine Sgt.

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


ww2dbaseIwo 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  ...

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.