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Swivet
02-19-2008, 12:16 PM
On Feb. 19, 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 United States Marines landed on the Western Pacific island of Iwo Jima, where they encountered ferocious resistance from Japanese forces. The Americans took control of the strategically important island after a month-long battle. I realize that many might overlook this post, or not even know much about history that gave many their freedom today or why this sim even came to be as a result of those events back then but....<span class="ev_code_YELLOW">I want to make a personal salute to all that served that day and the battle of Iwo Jima ~Salute~</span>

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/IwoJima2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/IwoJima4m.jpg
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/10-Akimoto.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/05-Hiroki.jpg
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/USMC-M-IwoJima-cvr.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/Pacific20War20Mem2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/japcommand.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/IwoJimaWater.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/Iwo20Jima.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v190/Swivet/1202508-Travel_Picture-Iwo_Jima.jpg

Xiolablu3
02-19-2008, 12:32 PM
~Salute~

andy_palasz
02-19-2008, 01:14 PM
Salue x2
That battle was insane!! Those who fought in it have some huge steel nuts.

bhunter2112
02-19-2008, 02:00 PM
Nice post - thank you.

Schwarz.13
02-19-2008, 02:16 PM
Originally posted by andy_palasz:
That battle was insane!! Those who fought in it have some huge steel nuts.

and next stop - Okinawa! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

~S~

BrotherVoodoo
02-19-2008, 02:20 PM
Very nice Swiv... =Salute=

Doolittle81
02-19-2008, 06:15 PM
<span class="ev_code_GREY">. . . . </span>


S! Click here: <span class="ev_code_RED">Semper Fi</span> (http://members.cox.net/wasaf2004/SandsOne.WMV)



<span class="ev_code_GREY">. . . . </span>

Worf101
02-19-2008, 06:34 PM
We who live today, salute you.

Da Worfster

Chris0382
02-19-2008, 06:51 PM
Incredible pictures. There were many Normandy's in the pacific theater. Unbelievable human sacrafice for us to enjoy freedom today.

Salutes to all of em.

BillyTheKid_22
02-19-2008, 07:15 PM
Semper Fi!!

woofiedog
02-20-2008, 01:50 PM
Excellent post... Thank's for taking the time to put this together.

Swivet
02-20-2008, 02:23 PM
BTW Doolittle, thanx for that lil clip.That movie was just on yesterday...Great Film too http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Enforcer572005
02-20-2008, 11:48 PM
Yup. No words can describe what those Marines went through.