Remembering Iwo Jima: A 1956 Perspective

The following unattributed article was originally published in the Camp Lejeune Globe in 1956, on the 16th anniversary of the landing on Iwo Jima.

A remembrance of the Battle for Iwo Jima from Feb. 19, 1956. (Marine Corps)

A great American armada lay off the ash laden beaches of a barren piece of rock in the Western Pacific on February 19, 1945. Attack Transports unloaded their precious cargoes of Marines into landing craft now forming for an assault.


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