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1945 Battle of Iwo Jima...

Item #703259

February 20, 1945

NEW YORK POST, February 20, 1945

* U.S. Marines land at Iwo Jima Island Japan

* World War II battle beginning

* United States Flag planting close

The bottom 1/3 of the front page has a banner headline: "WE TAKE IWO AIRFIELD" Page 2 has a heading: "TAKE IWO AIRFIELD; TOUGHEST BATTLE" and more with aerial photo of the infamous island. (see images).

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Closing months of the war: U.S. forces on Iwo Jima...

Item #691435

February 22, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 22, 1945  

* Marines battle on Iwo Jima Island

* Fighting on Mount Suribachi

* United States Flag planting close

The three-line banner headline announces the advance of Allied forces in the war, including the battle on Iwo Jima. It would be the next day--Feb. 23--when the iconic & historic photo of the flag raising on Iwo Jima would be taken.

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Battle of Iwo Jima w/ maps...

Item #675783

February 22, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 22, 1945.

* Marines battle on Iwo Jima Island

* Fighting on Mount Suribachi

* United States Flag planting close

The front page has a one column heading: "D-Day On Iwo: Hail Of Shells, Death In Holes" Two related maps are on page 2. A related photo is on the back page. (see) Also nice banner headline on the front page concerning a mass Japanese sui... See More  

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1954 Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) dedication...

Item #672181

November 11, 1954

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 11, 1954

* United States Marine Corps War Memorial dedication

* Battle of Iwo Jima - Mount Suribachi flag raising

* Arlington Park Ridge, Virginia

Page 6 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with one column heading: "Capital Dedicates Marine Memorial" (see)

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USS Saratoga... Japanese kamikaze attacks...

Item #592591

June 16, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1945 

* USS Saratoga - aircraft carrier - USS Hazelwood

* Japanese kamikazes - Iwo Jima

* Joachim von Ribbontrop captured

This 28 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "RIBBONTROP IS CAPTURED IN HAMBURG" with subheads. (see photos) Also on the front page are one column headlines: "CARRIER SARATOGA BADLY HIT OFF IWO&q... See More  

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"Lone survivor" of the Iwo Jima flag-raising...

Item #580601

April 07, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1945 

* Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima flag raising

* Rene Gagnon, lone survivor

A somewhat inconspicuous report on page 5 notes: "Lone Marine Survivor of Iwo Photo Due Home". The report notes that: "Rene A. Gagnon of Manchester, N.H., is the only marine in Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal's famous Mt. Suribachi flag-raising picture... See More  

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Iwo Jima landing....

Item #568666

February 24, 1945

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, February 24, 1945.

* U.S. Marines fighting on Iwo Jima Island Japan

* World War II - WWII

This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page:

* Marines Locked IN Struggle for Fighter Airstrip

Other news of day with much on World War II. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Iwo Jima report...

Sugar Ray Robinson... Jake LaMotta... Joe Louis...

Item #568413

February 25, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, February 25, 1945

Three prime boxers are covered in the sporting segment of this issue: Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta and Joe Louis (see images).

A front page report has details regarding the fighting on Iwo Jima:  "Marines Gain Slowly Against Fierce Jap Iwo Jima Defenses".

Being the Sunday edition, color comics of Dick Tracy... See More  

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