Italeri made 1/72 Iwo Jima Flag Raisers (6098) World War Soldiers Military Series assembly kit
The area of Iwo Jima, like Okinawa, played significant part in Pacific situation, as it was indeed near enough to Japan to be utilized as a base for U.S. Bombers. The battle for Iwo Jima had been battled between February and march 1945 and saw the Marines related to 5th Division facing over 25.000 Japanese led by General Kuribayashi. After the landing associated with the Marines, the battle was intense and ended with the securing of Mount Suribachi. On its top, the famous image of U.S. Troopers increasing the advertising finished up being taken.