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a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)

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With the newly renovated store, Sailors aboard Iwo Jima are all smiles.
Schultz' involvement in the second Iwo Jima flag raising adds to an already impressive testimony of Michigan's participation during World War II.
Yet there was nothing extraordinary about the VLR fighter pilots on Iwo Jima.
Directly off our nose, surrounded by the clear blue waters and white puffy clouds of the Pacific, the island of Iwo To comes into view.
What's not debatable is the boost in American morale - and in the reputation of the Marine Corps - that resulted from the capture of Iwo Jima.
Hassani, "Compact U-array MIMO antenna designs using IWO algorithm," International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-aided Engineering, 568-576, 2009.
PIVOTAL MOMENT: The raising of the American Flag on Iwo Jima is one of the most enduring images in military history
Though the infamous battle site's name has changed to Iwo To since the war ended, the island has shown little to no change since the invasion more than 67 years ago.
This is an annotated translation of a memoir written by Imperial Japanese Army Major Yoshitaka Horie about his experience as a staff officer of the Iwo Jima defense command during 1944 and 1945.
When Lonestar Battalion Gunnery Sergeant Miguel Moreno presented Cpl Boult with a photograph of Iwo Jima Hill and asked if he would paint it for him he couldn't resist the opportunity.
One of the fiercest battles in the annals of United States Marine Corps history, Iwo Jima was the opening phase of the final allied offensive toward mainland Japan during the Second World War.
FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS CH4,9pm Clint Eastwood's film takes as its theme the bloody battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima during World War II.
Summary: US Raises Flag at Embassy in Tripoli, Ambassador Likens Event to Iwo Jima
Marines were crowded onto the southern part of Iwo.
On 16 April, 63 years after 31,000 Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima, VFA-97 received permission from the Japanese government to land on the island, known as Iwo To in Japan, to perform a professional military education visit.