Iwo Jima #1
The Battle of Iwo Jima was fought from 19 February to 26 March 1945 in the Volcano Islands (more broadly the Bonin Islands), about 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) south of Tokyo. The battle was fought entirely by the US Marines and Navy. Iwo Jima has the distinction of causing more casualties for the Americans than the Japanese. Iwo Jima has been immortalized as Joe Rosenthal took one of the most famous pictures in the history of the world, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima."
This map was used for planning the invasion and shows expected progress to be made each day with the island being taken in 4 days. It took 36 days. Japanese defensive positions are annotated throughout the map along with expected Marine divisions to make the assault.
Result: American Victory
Dimensions (Inches, Width x Height): Multiple sizes
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