United States Navy and Marine forces invade Iwo Jima, with divebombers flying from carriers and battleships shelling shore defenses
SLATE INFORMATION: The Invasion of Iwo Jima: Grim Battles as U.S. Marines Land on Island Near Japan
IWO JIMA: Various:
AEROPLANES AMERICAN Dive bombing IWO JIMA prior to landings Plane crash lands on carrier. One crash in sea near carrier pilot saved (V. G.)
AMERICA. MILITARY. Land on IWO JIMA, & advance inland Gen SMITH
AMERICAN NAVAL. Battleships & escort bombard IWO JIMA.
AMERICA NAVAL. Naval cameraman dead after landing-craft been hit by JAP mortar fire.
ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. U.S. landing at IWO JIMA, one hit.
DEATH Dead U.S. Naval cameraman on landing craft. Jap soldier killed while running.
IWO JIMA. Aerial view of invasion fleet (U.S.) Dive-bombing I.J. Battleships & escort bombard coast, landing craft going in: Japs mortar craft, one hit. G.I.s advance inland, Jap oil dump hit, flame throwers used on pill-boxes. Jap killed. Supplies going ashore (crane used) Gen: SMITH, Marine Commander.
MAP Of IWO JIMA in relationship to JAPAN
Military - Active; Japan
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Background: United States Navy and Marine forces invade Iwo Jima, with divebombers flying from carriers and battleships shelling shore defenses