Iwo Jima

Febuary 9, and march 26, 1945 the united states armed forces captured the island of iwo jima from the japanese empire.the battle was fought between the united states and japanese empire.the japanese navy attacked the united states' pearl harbor naval base in1941, to stop the U.S navy from becoming involved in their plan to conquest.the capture was part of a three-point plan the americans had for winning the war in the far east.and was the americans desire to finally destroy japans merchant fleet, so japanese mainland could not be supplied from from the food-rich sectors of south east asia the japanese still had control over.