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Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: 70th anniversary

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U.S. Marines aboard a landing craft head for the beaches of Iwo Jima Island, Japan, on Feb. 19, 1945 during World War II. In the background is Mount Suribachi, the extinct volcano captured by the Marines after a frontal assault.

© Joe Rosenthal/AP
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