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February 19, 2015

February 19, 1945

The 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Iwo Jima. A five week long battle.

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27 Medals of Honor. 22 to Marines and 5 to USN sailors.

There were 82 Medals of Honor awarded to Marines in all of the Pacific campaign.


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