19 February 1945 - US Marines invade Iwo Jima - 21 February - Vicious fighting in and around Manila was joint by Filipino and American troops - 23 February - US Marines raise the American flag on Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima - Landing craft on Iwo Jima
John Bradley - A Navy corpsman, who was one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII. It was his son, James, that wrote "Flags of Our Fathers" in
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
[Photo] Marines crouched in a Coast Guard-manned LCVP on the way in on the first wave to hit the beach at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2
Reality of War: Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a destroyed Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese AA gun Type