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Iwo Jima Anniversary – February 19, 1945 | PTSD Lawyers

On February 19, 1945, US Marines and Sailors began the battle of Iwo Jima. At 0900 the first of 70,000 Marines and Sailors hit the beach at Iwo Jima, facing approximately 21,000 dug in Japanese. The famous flag raising photo by Joe Rosenthal took place 4 days after the beginning of the attack. The attack… Read More »