From Our Archives: Iwo Jima


"Relief Map of Iwo Jima --- U.S. Navy carrier pilots were briefed for their strikes against Iwo Jima through the use of detailed relief maps such as this one". Quoted from the original photo caption, filed 6 April 1945. Mount Suribachi, at the island's southern end, is in the lower right. The original photograph came from Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's World War II history project working files. It was provided to Morison by E.J. Long. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History & Heritage Command.


ARTICLE: Flags Over Mount Suribachi by Maj Norman T. Hatch, USMCR(Ret) [Marine Corps Gazette February 2004]


ARTICLE: Iwo Jima: "Hell With The Fire Out" by Col Joseph H Alexander, USMC(Ret) [Marine Corps Gazette February 1995]


ARTICLE: Giants Of The Corps: Fifth Marine Division by Hern Richardson [Leatherneck Magazine, September 1976]


PHOTOS: Iwo Jima Today: Not Easy Then, Not Easy Now


PHOTOS: Iwo Jima - Rare Photos, Map and 21st Marine Regiment Action Report


PHOTOS: The First Flag Raising Atop Mount Suribachi, Feb. 23, 1945


PHOTOS: Iwo Jima - From Our Archives


PHOTOS: 1945: Marine Corps Combat Correspondents and Photographers Tell the Iwo Jima Story


VIDEO: Noises Of Iwo Jima [February 1945]


VIDEO: Interview with Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Recipient CW04 Hershel W. Williams


VIDEO: Iwo Jima: Rare Color Film Of U.S. Flag Raising On Mt Suribachi