Iwo Jima 1965 Photo Album

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image of remains in cave

image of outdoor kitchen

Iwo Jima February 1966
Remains of Japanese soldiers in a cave. There were also about ten helments with them. The lighting conditions of picture were poor...but the image did come out.


Iwo Jima February 1966
Believe it or not -- but, this was once an outdoor kitchen -- Japanese style! Sarge is holding a human jawbone.


image of 21 gun salute

image of flag raising reenactment

Iwo Jima February 1966
Twenty-one gun salute to 4500 American Marines who died 21 years ago starting on this day -- 19 February 1945 -- to take this small island. This anniversary salute was set up for a photo shoot which was later run in an Australian magazine commemorating this historic World War II event.

Iwo Jima February 1966
Reenactment of the famous 2nd flag raising atop Mt. Suribachi -- 21 years later. (Note: U.S.S. Hornet and her escorts in the background).


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