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Iwo Jima is a volcanic island located 750 miles south of Tokyo in the western Pacific Ocean. During World War II, the Battle of Iwo Jima, fought between February 19 and March 26, 1945, as part of the "island hopping" campaign, wrested control of the island from the Japanese, at great cost to both sides.
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