Flag Raising On Iwo Jima (full)


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Published on Feb 20, 2014

Freely downloadable at the Internet Archive, where I first uploaded it. Naval Photographic Center film #2429, Flag Raising On Iwo Jima. National Archives description: “MCU Telephone talker on Iwo Jima. CU Japanese personnel on stretcher being loaded and truck ambulance. LS Red Beach, Iwo Jima. MCU Personnel swapping GI shoes for Japanese shoes on beach. MCU Japanese howitzer cannon gun emplacement on same. LS From hill: LST’s on beach. MS Flag raising on Mt. Suribachi. MLS Group of combat marines at flag raising. LS From hill: Various amphibious assault & support ships in harbor. MCU DUKW loaded with dead personnel. MLS Beach strewn with American & Japanese dead. MCU Combat marines with dog mascot. MLS Wounded marine being assisted. MLS Marine tank driver being assisted back to first aid station by infantrymen. MCU 50 Cal machine gun emplacement. QUALITY FAIR MLS Signal Corps stringing communication lines. MLS Marine infantry men with carbine & dog walking across beach MLS Entrance to mountainous caves dug by Japanese.” National Archives Identifier: 76433

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