Battle for Iwo Jima
Iwo Jima is one of the most famous battles in World War II, and the greatest battle fought by the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. From that battle came the most famous image of the war, the raising of the flag on Mount Suribachi. Robert Leckie, the bestselling author of Helmet for My Pillow has written an extraordinary story of one of the bloodiest battles in Marine Corps history.
Chapter 1: THE MARINES GO IN
Chapter 2: THE IMPORTANCE OF IWO
Chapter 3: THE TERRIBLE FIRST DAY
Chapter 4: THE FLAG FLIES AT SURIBACHI
Chapter 5: THE UP-ISLAND DRIVE
Chapter 6: INTO THE MEATGRINDER
Chapter 7: BREAKTHROUGH
Chapter 8: ’TILL THE LAST MAN
Order of Events in the Invasion of Iwo Jima
Note on Unit Strength
Marines who Won the Medal of Honor on Iwo Jima
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