IT OFFICIALLY ENDED ON THIS DAY IN 1945

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The Battle of Iwo Jima began on February 19, 1945 and was officially declared
ended with the securing of the island on March 26. The five week battle to
capture the island from the Japanese Imperial Army comprised some of the
fiercest and bloodiest fighting of the War in the Pacific during World War II.

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1945 issue, commemorative stamp

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Battle,DEATH,HISTORY,Memorial,NEWSPAPER,Photography,Postage stamps,WAR and have No Comments

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