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Horrifying pics capture Battle of Iwo Jima on 75th anniversary of one of World War II's bloodiest conflicts

1 month ago   |   By The Sun

HARROWING photos reveal the brutal fighting at the Battle of Iwo Jima, on the 75th anniversary of one of the Second World War's bloodiest conflicts.
After the strategic outpost was captured, “strong men wept unashamedly” and “wounded men propped themselves up on their litters” to see “the Stars and Stripes flutter bravely”, one marine later wrote.
US Marine Corps motion picture cameramen Sgt WA Genaust and Corporal Atlee S Tracy, Iwo Jima, February 24, 1945. Genaust was the cameraman who filmed in color the famous Iwo Jima flag-raising on the day before this photo was taken Getty...
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