Battle of Iwo Jima
141°19′E / 24.783°N 141.317°E / 24.783; 141.317The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces landed and event...
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Battle of Iwo Jima - Fierce Fighting Footage [Full Resolution ...
Aug 30, 2011 ... Battle of Iwo Jima - Fierce Fighting Footage [Full Resolution]Iwo Jima is an island some 650miles south of Tokyo. It is part of the Japanese ...
Planning for the Battle of Iwo Jima
In anticipation of the Battle of Iwo Jima, Lieutenant General Tadamichi Kuribayashi prepared a defense that broke with Japanese military doctrine. Rather than defending the beaches, Kuribayashi devise...
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List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Battle of Iwo Jima
The Battle of Iwo Jima took place in February and March 1945 during World War II and was marked by some of the fiercest fighting of the war. The American invasion, known as Operation Detachment, was c...
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James D. La Belle
Private First Class James Dennis La Belle (November 22, 1925-March 8, 1945) enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve on November 18, 1943. Fifteen months later, in his first and last battle,...
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Glamour Gal
Glamour Gal is a 1945 propaganda film documentary film about the eponymous large artillery gun and the ten Marines who work her, "a team of eleven".
The film follows Glamour Gal and her escorts f...
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Robert Harold Davidson
Robert Harold “Bob” Davidson (January 15, 1919 – October 10, 1982) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps who was decorated with the Silver Star for his actions as the commanding Officer of ...
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Hershel W. Williams
Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams (born October 2, 1923) is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He is also the...
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Tony Stein
Tony Stein (September 30, 1921 – March 1, 1945) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. He rec...
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Iwo Jima
Iwo To (硫黄島, Iō-tō", "sulfur island"), known in English as Iwo Jima (/ˈiːwɵ ˈdʒiːmə/   ), is an island of the Japanese Volcano Islands chain south of the Ogasawara Islands and togeth...
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Justice M. Chambers
Colonel Justice Marion Chambers (February 2, 1908–July 29, 1982) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions in World War II during the Iwo Jima campaig...
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Holland Smith
Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, KCB (April 20, 1882 – January 12, 1967) was a General in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He is sometimes called the "father" of modern U...
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Ira Hayes
Ira Hamilton Hayes (January 12, 1923 – January 24, 1955) was a Pima Native American and a United States Marine who was one of the six flag raisers immortalized in the iconic photograph of the fla...
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Ralph Ignatowski
Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Th...
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Franklin E. Sigler
Private First Class Franklin Earl Sigler (November 6, 1924 — January 20, 1995) was an American Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Iwo Jima campaign — a one-man a...
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Harry L. Martin
First Lieutenant Harry Linn Martin (January 4, 1911 - March 26, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps officer who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Iwo Jima on March 26, 194...
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Douglas T. Jacobson
Major Douglas Thomas Jacobson (1925–2000) was a United States Marine who earned the United States' highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic actions on Iwo Jima during W...
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Wilson D. Watson
Wilson Douglas Watson (February 16, 1922 – December 19, 1994) was a United States Marine Corps private who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Iwo Jima during World War II. He single-hande...
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman raising a U.S. flag atop Mou...
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The Outsider (1961 film)
The Outsider is a 1961 biopic film about Ira Hayes, a Native American who fought in World War II in the United States Marine Corps and was one of the Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima. The film...
William R. Caddy
Private First Class William Robert Caddy, (August 8, 1925 – March 3, 1945) was a United States Marine who sacrificed his life to save the lives of his platoon leader and platoon sergeant during ...
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William G. Harrell
William George Harrell (June 16, 1922 – August 9, 1964) was a United States Marine who was awarded his nation's highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for his heroic actions i...
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Harry B. Liversedge
Brigadier General Harry Bluett Liversedge (September 21, 1894 – November 25, 1951), whose regiment figured in the historic raising the flag on Iwo Jima, was a United States Marine who died in 1951 aft...
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National Iwo Jima Memorial
72°45′31″W / 41.69823°N 72.75852°W / 41.69823; -72.75852The US National Iwo Jima Memorial is located on Ella Grasso Boulevard, near the New Britain/Newington town line in Conn...
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Harry Schmidt (USMC)
General Harry Schmidt (25 September 1886 – 10 February 1968) served as Commanding General of the Fourth Marine Division during the Marshall Islands campaign and the Battle of Saipan, and as Commanding...
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Charles Waterhouse (artist)
Charles Waterhouse (September 22, 1924 – November 16, 2013) was an American painter, illustrator and sculptor renowned for using United States Marine Corps historical themes as the motif for his works...
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Howard Johnson (American football)
Howard White "Smiley" Johnson (September 22, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He played the 1937, 1938 and 1939 college...
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John Bradley (United States Navy)
John Henry "Jack" "Doc" Bradley (July 10, 1923 – January 11, 1994) was a United States Navy Hospital corpsman who was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in combat on Iwo Jima during Worl...
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James E. Swett
James Elms Swett (June 15, 1920 – January 18, 2009) was a United States Marine Corps fighter pilot and ace during World War II. He was awarded the United States' highest military decoration, the...
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