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Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima

Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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
Trees
Shovels
Cemeteries
Burial
Dead
Military uniforms
Soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Flags
Signs and symbols
Trucks
Shorelines
Water
Manual work

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