WAR MEMORIAL DEDICATED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

IWO JIMA STATUE DEDICATION

Mothers of two Marines who lost their lives after helping to raise the flag
on Mt. Suribachi pose with and Vice President Nixon (center) in front of
the Iwo Jima monument.
  

The Marine Corps War Memorial (also called the Iwo Jima Memorial) is a military
statue located outside the walls of the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington,
Virginia. The memorial was officially dedicated to all personnel of the U.S. Marine
Corps by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on November 10, 1954, which at the
time was the 179th anniversary of the Marine Corps.  

iwo jima memorial dedication

 IWO JIMA MEMORIAL TODAY

            happy birthday marines

                                (10 November 1775 – present)

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