79th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 2024, marks the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. “The United States mounted an amphibious invasion of the island of Iwo Jima as part of its Pacific campaign against Japan. A costly victory for the United States, the battle was one of the...

78th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

February 19, 2023 marks the 78th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.  “Located roughly half way between Saipan and Tokyo, and directly under the flight path of B-29 Superfortress bombers headed to Japan, the island of Iwo Jima was a Japanese stronghold of crucial...