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Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima. This Day in WWII History: Feb 19, 1945: Marines invade Iwo Jima

Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima. This Day in WWII History: Feb 19, 1945: Marines invade Iwo Jima

1945 - US Marines from the 28th Regiment, 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima

1945 - US Marines from the 28th Regiment, 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima

On February 19, 1945 in leadership history during World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima. The leadership lesson? Whatever challenges or obstacles in your way today, you have the freedom to conquer them because of the bravery of men over 60 years ago. #NeverForget   (Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor Leadership History)

On February 19, 1945 in leadership history during World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima. The leadership lesson? Whatever challenges or obstacles in your way today, you have the freedom to conquer them because of the bravery of men over 60 years ago. #NeverForget (Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor Leadership History)

37mm Gun Fires Against Cave Positions at Iwo Jima (1945) - "Throughout the fighting up the beaches, Mount Suribachi dominated the landscape. The Marines knew it would be a tough fortress to capture." - Photo: US Marine Corps

37mm Gun Fires Against Cave Positions at Iwo Jima (1945) - "Throughout the fighting up the beaches, Mount Suribachi dominated the landscape. The Marines knew it would be a tough fortress to capture." - Photo: US Marine Corps

March 26,  1945: BATTLE OF IWO JIMA ENDS  -    In a World War II battle lasting from Feb. 19, 1945 to March 26, 1945, the U.S. Marine Corps fight the Japanese Imperial Army and capture the island of Iwo Jima. Around 18,000 Japanese and 6,000 Americans were killed in the conflict.

March 26, 1945: BATTLE OF IWO JIMA ENDS - In a World War II battle lasting from Feb. 19, 1945 to March 26, 1945, the U.S. Marine Corps fight the Japanese Imperial Army and capture the island of Iwo Jima. Around 18,000 Japanese and 6,000 Americans were killed in the conflict.

Iwo Jima Today - Another place I'd like to visit. Grandad was there during WWII.

Iwo Jima Today - Another place I'd like to visit. Grandad was there during WWII.

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