The Battle of Iwo Jima

The Battle of Iwo Jima

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The Battle of Iwo Jima - Raising the Flag, February-March 1945

The Battle of Iwo Jima by Mark Khan

Iwo Jima is probably the most famous battle in the Pacific theatre in World War Two. It gave birth to one of the world’s most iconic photos – that of US Marines raising the US flag on Mount Suribachi, signalling the end of that brutal campaign.
That, along with watching the HBO series, “The Pacific,” was pretty much all I knew about the tiny island, measuring just eight square miles.

Those eight square miles cost American forces 26,000...
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