Virginia Fights: World War Two
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"Seeking to rescue a Marine who was drowning in the surf at Iwo Jima, this sextet of Negro Soldiers narrowly missed death themselves when their amphibian truck was swamped by heavy seas. From left to right, back row, they are T/5 L.C. Carter, Jr., Private John Bonner, Jr., Staff Sargeant Charles R. Johnson. Standing, from left to right are T/5 A. B. Randle, T/5 Homer H. Gaines, and Private Willie Tellie."
"Marines of the 5th Division inch their way up a slope on Red Beach No. 1 toward Surbachi Yama as the smoke of the battle drifts about them. Dreyfuss, Iwo Jima, February 19, 1945."
"Across the litter on Iwo Jima's black sands, Marines of the 4th Division shell Jap positions cleverly concelaed back from the beaches. Here, a gun pumps a stream of shells into Jap positions inland on the tiny volcanic island. Ca. February 1945."
"Smashed by Jap mortar and shellfire, trapped by Iwo's treacherous black-ash sands, amtracs and other vehicles of war lay knocked out on the black sands of the volcanic fortress. PhoM3c. Robert M. Warren, ca. February/March 1945."

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