Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Remembering Iwo Jima

WNU Editor:
The Battle for Iwo Jima started on February 19, 1945, and ended on March 26, 1945. 6,821 Americans killed and 19,217 wounded. 21,844 Japanese killed, only 216 taken prisoner. 27 Medal of Honor's were awarded, plus an untold number of other medals.

Wikipedia's entry on the battle of Iwo Jima is extensive. The link is here.

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