#HonoringHeroes #OTD 1945 - US Marines raised the flag on Iwo Jima, later a famous photo and Marine Corps War Memorial sculpture.
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On Feb 19, 1945, the 4th and 5th Marine Divisions invaded Iwo Jima after an ineffective 72-hour bombardment. The 28th Regiment of the 5th Division, was ordered to capture Mount Suribachi. They reached the base of...
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