World War Two
the battle of Iwo Jima
The battle took place in the Pacific with the Japanese. The battle started with a huge pounding from the air force. After that the Marines sent in 110,000 marines on 880 ships. It became the largest armada invasion in the pacific war front.
Flag Raising at Iwo Jima
The flag was risen by Easy Company witch had had 40% casualties. The people in the picture are Hank Hansen, Boots Thompson, John Bradley, Phil Ward,Jim Michaels, and Chuck Lindberg.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890 in Abilene Kansas.He was the supreme commander in western Europe and later became president. As a commander he was the one who started the invasion of the Nazi occupied part of Europe with D-Day. As the president he managed cold-war tensions.
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