Military Photo: Storming Iwo

Posted: 04/01/2014

Storming Iwo – Loaded with battle-wise Marines of the Fifth Amphibious Corps, LSM (Landing Ship Medium) dash for the beach at Iwo Jima shortly after H-hour in the invasion of that enemy bastion, 660 miles from the Japanese homeland. Shrouded by the smoke of the naval bombardment, Mount Suribachi, miniature volcano at the southern tip of the island, appears in the background. OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO

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