2011-08-22

W. Eugene Smith

American troops treat a wounded dog on Orote Pennisula.


Marine Pfc. T. E. Underwood drinks from a canteen while under fire during the fierce battle for Saipan.


Iwo Jima.


Graves are swept with a broom at an American military cemetery for those killed during the fight for Iwo Jima.


Wreckage on a beach after a fierce battle against Japanese troops for Iwo Jima.




A Marine lifts a nearly dead infant from a cave where native islanders had been hiding during the battle for Saipan.


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