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World War II, Pacific Ocean, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, March 3, 1945 - U.S. Marines receive Communion from a U.S. Marine Corps chaplain on the beach during the Battle of Iwo Jima (Operation Detachment)

World War II, Pacific Ocean, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, March 3, 1945 - U.S. Marines receive Communion from a U.S. Marine Corps chaplain on the beach during the Battle of Iwo Jima (Operation Detachment)

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: An American soldier parachuting onto the island of Iwo Jima during the Pacific campaign.

An American soldier parachuting onto the island of Iwo Jima during the Pacific campaign - Keystone/Getty Images

JAPAN. Iwo Jima. February 1945. Marines receive communion.  Photograph: Joe Rosenthal/AP

JAPAN, Iwo Jima, February Marines receive the communion.

7 Morning Habits to Change Your Life: Your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. Optimize that precious part of the day by creating a morning routine! This graphic includes 7 ideas to get you started.

22 Charts to Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

7 Morning Habits to Change Your Life: Your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. Optimize that precious part of the day by creating a morning routine! This graphic includes 7 ideas to get you started.

Five Japanese soldiers, part of 20 taken alive during mop-up of Iwo Jima, Japan on June 26, 1945, af... - AP Photo/U.S. Signal Corps

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: 70th anniversary

Five Japanese soldiers, part of 20 taken alive during mop-up of Iwo Jima, Japan on June after collapse of organized resistance, receive American cigarettes from their American captors

1966 South Vietnamese boy soldier with rifle strapped across his back.   #VietnamMemories

1966 South Vietnamese boy soldier with rifle strapped across his back. #VietnamMemories

The booted feet of a dead Japanese soldier protrude from beneath a mound of sand on Iwo Jima during the American invasion of the island, while American soldiers rest in the background. March 1945.

February The booted feet of a dead Japanese soldier, foreground, protrude from beneath a mound of earth on Iwo Jima during the American invasion of the Japanese Volcano Island stronghold in World War II. Marines can be seen nearby in foxholes

Roman Catholic Mass at Iwo Yima, 1945, US forces.

Catholic Marines kneeling in the mud to receive Christ the King.

Enogai Inlet, New Georgia Islands, September, 1943.Col. Harry Liversedge, Commanding Officer of the Marine Raiders, reads his first letter from home since he went into action. Regarded as one of the greatest combat leaders in Marine Corps history, in 1945 he led his Combat Team 28 to the top of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, an event made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic image of the flag being raised by five Marines and a Navy medic.

Enogai Inlet, New Georgia Islands, September, 1943.Col. Harry Liversedge, Commanding Officer of the Marine Raiders, reads his first letter from home since he went into action. Regarded as one of the greatest combat leaders in Marine Corps history, in 1945 he led his Combat Team 28 to the top of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, an event made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic image of the flag being raised by five Marines and a Navy medic.

U.S. Marines landing on the beach of Iwo Jima

In the Pacific theater of World War II, U. Marines hit the beach and charge over a dune on Iwo Jima in the Volcano Islands Feb. the start of one of the deadliest battles of the war against Japan.

A U.S. Marine views dead Japanese soldiers that were blasted out of a pillbox on Iwo Jima, on March 3, 1945.

Marine views dead Japanese soldiers that were blasted out of a defensive pillbox on a hill above the beach during the Battle of Iwo Jima (codename: Operation Detachment). The battle for control of the tiny island would result in the deaths of.

With the three survivors of the famed Mt. Suribachi flag-raising incident as his guests, President Truman gets the first of the new 7th war loan posters, based on Joe Rosenthal's epic Iwo Jima photograph, at the White House, April 20, 1945. Left to right: John H. Bradley, of Appleton, Wisconsin; Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, obscured; President Truman; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon of Manchester, N.H.; Pfc. Ira H. Hayes, Bapchule, Az.

ON this day in photos: February US raises flag over Iwo Jima. Joe Rosenthal took the wonderful picture as the U. Marines of the Regiment, Division, raised the American flag atop Mt.

Portuguese troops with mortar gun in Angola - Colonial War 1961

Portuguese troops with mortar gun in Angola - Colonial War 1961

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