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1945-02-19

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

American Marines crawl across the infamous black sands of Red Beach One towards enemy positons near Suribachi Yama during the opening hours of battle to wrest the island from occupying Japanese forces.

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  • Date: 1945-02-19
  • Location: Mt Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Action, Volcano Islands, Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1045263
  • Credits: PICTURE COLLECTION

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