Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima

DESCRIPTION

The cemetery for the war dead on Guam. The body of a fighting man who died of wounds received during the battle for Iwo Jima is being lowered into the earth. In the background trees are along a shoreline, and a far shoreline is in the distance.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 3633

Creation Date: 1945-03 

Creator Name: Chapelle, Dickey

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Collection Name: Dickey Chapelle papers, 1933-1967

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3301C.2744

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of many taken of or by Dickey Chapelle, and part of the Dickey Chapelle collection held by the Society. Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and military struggles worldwide, particularly against communism. Her work appeared in "Reader's Digest," "National Geographic," "Look," "Saturday Evening Post." Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965. Her collection includes photographs; biographical material and personal papers, primarily newsclippings and a few legal documents; taped interviews; and personal correspondence.

SUBJECTS

Burial

Cemeteries

Dead

Flags

Manual work

Men

Military uniforms

Outdoor photography

Shorelines

Shovels

Signs and symbols

Soldiers

Trees

Trucks

Water

World War, 1939-1945

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