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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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<div class="caption">The moon passes between the sun and the earth during a total solar eclipse in North Iwojima Island, Japan July 22, 2009.
Novick maintains that their ordeal was overshadowed by other momentous events like the suicide of Hitler, the bloody battles of IwoJima and Okinawa, the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan, V-J day, and the emergence of the Cold War.
In 1994, he visited Iwojima, witness to the bloodiest battle between US and Japanese troops in the Pacific War, where he prayed for the souls of both Americans and Japanese.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan will visit Iwoto Island, also known as Iwojima, on Tuesday to inspect the government's ongoing efforts to recover the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in World War II, government officials said Wednesday.
In February 1994, the emperor and empress visited Iwojima Island, site of one of the fiercest Pacific battles during the war.
Stennis crashed on Kitaiwojima Island in the Pacific about 70 kilometers north of Iwojima Island, killing the four crew members aboard.
Navy, their cheeks emaciated, when he saw the Iwojima Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery; from then on, his hatred of America changed to love and respect.
military in Japan will hold the bulk of its nighttime landing drills for carrier-based warplanes on Iwojima, the city of Yamato, Kanagawa Prefecture -- home to the U.S.
Meanwhile, a SDP project team that deals with Okinawa military base issues has decided to back down on its proposal to move the Futemma functions to Iwoto Island, also known as Iwojima, team chairman Kantoku Teruya said.
Underwater eruption suspected around Minami Iwojima
Stennis crashed into an uninhabited Japanese island in the Pacific about 70 kilometers north of Iwojima Island, the Defense Agency said.
A 20-year-old crew member of a fishing boat from Miyazaki Prefecture operating off Iwojima Island died after he was injured by the bill of a spearfish Sunday night, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said Monday.
reaffirms to hold nighttime landing practices on Iwojima
Shimoji told reporters after the meeting that Hirano asked the members to come up with ''a feasible plan'' and dismissed the plan advocated by the SDP of moving the facility to Iwoto Island, otherwise known as Iwojima.
I had thought that World War II ended 61 years ago when I survived a night attack by more than a hundred B-29 bombers on the city of Fukui, but that was until I visited Iwojima Island earlier this month.