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Marines 5th Division celebrate Japan's surrender, climbing on a jeep with musical instruments, the United States flag and a homemade banner with the word 'Peace' ('Peace'). The island of Iwo Jima.

1945 - Marines of the Division celebrating Japan’s surrender on Iwo Jima.

US Marine, his face covered with camouflage paint, presents the M1A carbine somewhere in Guam, July 21, 1944. Guam, the largest of the Mariana Islands, was wrested from the Japanese after 20 days of fighting.Most of the Japanese troops perished.On January 24, 1972, Sergeant Shoichi Yokoi was discovered by hunters. He had lived alone in a Guam cave for 27 years.

[Photo] US Marine Gill A. Gideon, Jr. with M1 Carbine on Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944

Corporal Chester Nez - Navajo code talker, 1st and 3rd Marine Divisions. Chester the last survivor of the original 29 Navajo who developed the code first used in WWII against the Japanese.

Corporal Chester Nez - Navajo code talker, and Marine Divisions. Chester the last survivor of the original 29 Navajo who developed the code first used in WWII against the Japanese.

5th Marine Division Photographers at the grave of PFC Don Fox, USMCR, Iwo Jima, 1945

5th Marine Division Photographers at the grave of PFC Don Fox, USMCR, Iwo Jima, 1945

Aug. 29, 1942: After landing in force, U.S. Marines pause on the beach of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands before advancing inland against the Japanese during World War II

After landing in force, U. Marines pause on the beach of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands before advancing inland against the Japanese during World War II. (AP Photo) Photo by Add this to feed

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Marine, stationed in the Southwest Pacific, gets a large christmas package from home, The famous diner Katz's (the 'When Harry met Sally' scene) in NYC still has a sign from in their window. That says "SEND A SALAMI TO YOUR BOY IN THE ARMY".

pinner writes: A burial at sea for US Marines who were killed during the assault of Saipan  #World War ll

Burial at sea for the US Marines who died at Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun-Jul 1944 (United States Marine Corps)

Medics de la 4e Division d'infanterie et 2d Naval Plage Bataillon rassemblent et traitent les camarades blessés au mur antichar sur Utah Beach. Juin 1944

Medics of the Infantry Division and Naval Beach Battalion assemble and treat wounded comrades at the antitank wall on Utah Beach.

Soldiers of the American Army's 34th Infantry Division having a snack at L.M.S. Station after disembarking in Belfast.  Jan 1942

Belfast Telegraph Photosales Soldiers of the American Army's Infantry Division having a snack at L. Station after disembarking in Belfast.

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