Iwo Jima

  1. the largest of the Volcano Islands of Japan
  2. 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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  • As a combat correspondent in World War IL, he landed with the marines at Guam and Iwo Jima.
  • In all subsequent amphibious campaigns - Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa - the carriers battled land-based Japanese kamikazes, striking their airfields and other strategic targets.
  • The monument and grounds, officially called the Marine Corps War Memorial, is often referred to as the Iwo Jima memorial. Repairs considered for Iwo Jima memorial
  • But there were many other significant players in the multiservice campaign: carrier-based aviators in Hellcats, Corsairs, Avengers, and Helldivers; long-range patrol bombers from the Aleutians; Mustang pilots from Iwo Jima; and almost everything in the Army Air Forces inventory from Okinawa. Whirlwind
  • So Bob turned and faced what remained of the life of a man who once had commanded, however briefly, Able Company, 2/28, on a far-off place called Iwo Jima, a hell that neither his only son nor even Gunny Swagger, three-tour survivor of Vietnam, could imagine. A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set
  • The photographer who captured World War II servicemen raising American flag over Iwo Jima has died.
  • The conquest of Iwo Jima, shown from an American view in "Flags of our Fathers" and from the Japanese side in "Letters from Iwo Jima", was the most brutal and pointless of the second world war.
  • A queer shavetail with a carbine in a foxhole at Iwo Jima, he went on the become an ex officio judge of the annual poetry contest at the Japanese Imperial Court. Seidensticker’s Passing
  • The famous sculpture of the Marines struggling to raise the flag on Iwo Jima serves as a backdrop.
  • Every night I look forward to reading more about these ordinary men who displayed such extraordinary courage and valor while experiencing hell on earth in Iwo Jima. Reader reviews of Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley and .
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