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Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: February 1945
Description: Airfield #1, Iwo Jima, with Mt Surabachi in the distance. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the assault on...
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Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: February 1945
Description: Iwo Jima Airfield #1, as it appeared nine days after the initial assault. On the runway is a C-47 transport plane, the military equivalent of the DC-3. T...
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Liberators and the Liberated

Date: February 1945
Description: GIs from the U.S. 76th Infantry Division make friends with two Yugoslav soldiers and a Russian woman who were freed from a German prison camp during World...
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Wounded Marine

Date: February 1945
Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent." Fenton survived the inj...
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Wounded Marine in Iwo Jima

Date: February 1945
Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.
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Hospital Kitchen

Date: February 1945
Description: Two men make coffee in a ramshackle hospital kitchen, which consisted of a single, improvised burner. The grill is the innards of a human blood shipping ca...
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Doctor Shaving in Foxhole

Date: February 1945
Description: Commander A.E. Reymont shaves his face while division surgeon Captain C.P. Archambault looks on. Captain C.P. Archambault, Medical Corps, United States Nav...
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Two Doctors with Wounded Man

Date: February 1945
Description: Two doctors attend to a wounded man on a stretcher in Iwo Jima.
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Crimean Conference

Date: February 1945
Description: Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Premier Joseph Stalin seated on the patio of Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea, Russia,...
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Ray-O-Vac Employees Association

Date: February 1945
Description: Three men and two women, members of the Ray-O-Vac Employees Association.
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GI Eating Rations

Date: February 1945
Description: A GI of the United States 76th Infantry Division dines on K rations outside a German pillbox.
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Wounded Men in a Foxhole

Date: February 1945
Description: Wounded men lay in a foxhole in Iwo Jima waiting to be moved to another location.
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Doctor Tends to Wounded Man

Date: February 1945
Description: Lt. Commander Leonard (Leo) Thelen, Commanding Officer of the hospital, takes the pulse of a Marine line officer whose legs have been injured by shrapnel.
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Anoxic Faint Chamber

Date: February 1945
Description: Gwen Jensen, a female flight nurse, poses for a photograph during flight training at Alameda Naval Air Strip. In an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate...
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Flight Nurse During Training

Date: February 1945
Description: A female flight nurse during flight training with patients. She leans over the patient in a bunk bed to place a mask. The student is wearing a heavy leathe...
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Female Marine Carpenter

Date: February 1945
Description: Private Winnie L. Cockrell, a carpenter from the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, at the Mauna Loa Ridge encampment in Honolulu. Cockrell is wea...
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Female Marine Engineer

Date: February 1945
Description: Private first class Ann D. Dozier, a refrigerating engineer from the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, poses for a photograph at the Mauna Loa Ri...

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