Iwo Jima (disambiguation)


Iwo Jima (disambiguation)

Iwo Jima may refer to:
*Iwo Jima, a volcanic island in Japan’s Ogasawara Islands chain, now officially called "Iōtō" in Japanese, that was the scene of the Battle of Iwo Jima (see below) in World War II; administratively part of Tokyo, Japan.
*Iōjima, Kagoshima, another volcanic island, also known as "Satsuma Iōjima" and located in the Satsunan Shotō, an island group south of Kyūshū, Japan.
*Iōjima, Nagasaki, a former town in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Events

* Battle of Iwo Jima, fought by the United States of America and the Empire of Japan in February and March 1945
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* USMC War Memorial, also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial.

Movies & other media

* Letters from Iwo Jima, 2006 Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning war film directed by Clint Eastwood
* Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal
* Sands of Iwo Jima, 1949 war film which follows a group of Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II
* To the Shores of Iwo Jima, a 1945 short war film produced by the US Navy and Marine Corp, documenting the Battle of Iwo Jima

Military equipment

* Iwo Jima class amphibious assault ship, helicopter landing platform ships (LPH) of the United States Navy
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* Iwo Jima LORAN-C transmitter, a former LORAN-C transmitter at Iwo Jima, Japan
* USS Iwo Jima, disambiguation page
** USS Iwo Jima (CV-46), a Ticonderoga-class aircraft carrier, construction canceled 12 August 1945
** USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, launched on February 4, 2000
** USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2), an amphibious assault ship, launched 17 September 1960

ee also

*Iōjima


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