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.
William Genaust was killed in March 1945 on the island (now called Iwo To), near a tunnel that later collapsed.
This situation was further confirmed by the Chairman of Iwo-Osogbo Unit of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Mr Moshood Ajadi, who told the Nigerian Tribune in his office that every trip from Iwo to Osogbo comes with risk.
A youth mobilizer, Yusuf Ola Gold called on the people of Iwo to eschew politics of retrogression for the overall interest of the town.
The monarch enjoined Nigerians most especially his immediate subjects in Iwo to emulate his leadership style for the interest and betterment of the populace.