Iwo Jima

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Synonyms for Iwo Jima

the largest of the Volcano Islands of Japan

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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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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.
This form of training is unique to Iwo To and CVW-5, allowing pilots to practice their night landings using the full Case III bolter/waveoff pattern used at sea.
Iwo To is a small tropical island rising directly out of the depths of the Izu Bonin Trench to several hundred feet above sea level.
In addition to training for CVW-5's yearly Pacific patrol, a trip to Iwo To provides aircrew and maintenance personnel a rare look at an island that has seen very little change in the past 69 years.