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Invasion Beach Iwo Jima

On 19 February 1945, 8,59 AM, the first of an eventual 30,000 Marines of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Division landed on this beach. The marines faced heavy Japanese resistance during the landings.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Wikimedia Commons (1,3,4) & Flickr (2)