History Stories
CATEGORY: Battle of Iwo Jima
This Flamethrower Operator is the Last Living Medal of Honor Recipient from the Pacific Theater
November 10, 2017

How Hershel “Woody” Williams used his flamethrowing prowess to become an American hero. Read More

Marine Corps Will Investigate Identity of Flag-Raisers at Iwo Jima
May 6, 2016

The U.S. Marines Corps recently launched an investigation into claims that some of the servicemen seen raising the U.S. flag in a famous World War II photo were misidentified. Read More

The Battle of Iwo Jima Begins, 70 Years Ago
February 18, 2015

Seventy years after U.S. Marines began the invasion of Iwo Jima, take a look back at one of the most hard-fought battles of World War II. Read More

Japan Pledges to Find Remains of Iwo Jima Dead
February 20, 2011

Japan has vowed to locate the remains of an estimated 12,000 troops still missing since the Battle of Iwo Jima. Read More