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Iwo Jima 1945 (Battle Story, Book 2) by Andrew Rawson

By Andrew Rawson

One of many bloodiest battles of the conflict within the Pacific.
Operation Detachment, the invasion of Iwo Jima, on February 19, 1945, was once the 1st crusade on eastern soil, and it ended in many of the fiercest battling of the Pacific crusade. usa Marines supported via the U.S. army and Air strength fought the japanese either over and underground at the island of volcanic ash, in a conflict which was once immortalized through the elevating of the celebrities and Stripes above Mount Suribachi. It was once a conflict that the japanese couldn't win, yet they have been made up our minds to die making an attempt; of the 18,000-strong garrison, purely two hundred have been taken prisoner. The american citizens misplaced extra within the 35-day conflict, yet on the finish they'd ownership of 3 airfields in diversity of the japanese mainland.
This e-book supplies a transparent, concise account of these dramatic days in 1945, supported by means of a timeline of occasions and orders of conflict. Over fifty photos illustrate the occasions in this momentous conflict.

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