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Report of the flag raising on Mt. Suribachi...

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February 24, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sat., February 24, 1945 

* Battle of Iwo Jima
* Mount Suribachi summit reached
* United States Flag planting

The front page has a three column heading: "MARINES WIN HOLD ON IWO AIR FIELD" with subheads. (see) Text includes: "On Mount Suribachi, on the south tip of Iwo, where marines raised the United States flag Friday..." (see) Three related photos on the back show U.S. Marines storming the beach at Iwo Jima. (see) Nice to have in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with more on World War II. Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

Category: World War II