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Assistant commandant of the Marine Corps in Iwo Jima

From the left, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. John M. Paxton, Jr.; the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Eiji Kimizuka; and the Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) and Commander of Marine Forces Japan, Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck, Jr., pose for a photo upon arrival at the island of Iwo Jima for the 68th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima, March 13, 2013. The battle, fought on the small island from February to March 1945, claimed the lives of over 28,000 American and Japanese troops. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tia Dufour/Released)



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This work, Assistant commandant of the Marine Corps in Iwo Jima [Image 3 of 3], by Cpl Tia Dufour, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.13.2013

Date Posted:03.27.2013 02:23

Photo ID:895345

VIRIN:130313-M-KS211-089

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:2.07 MB

Location:IWO JIMA, AICHI, JP

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