Battle of Iwo Jima (wikipedia entry)
To the Shores of Iwo Jima (vintage video)
|Iwo Jima Monument in Arlington, VA|
If you see a veteran, thank them for their service.
If you find a World War II veteran, listen to a story if they'll tell it. We are all losing too many of those these days.
Note: My father was part of the 4th Marine Division that landed on Iwo Jima on Feb 19th and was one of the lucky ones to walk off in March. I was able to capture part of his oral history and you can listened to him talk of his unit, the Join Assault Signal Company here:
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