The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
72nd Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima
Marines with 3rd, 4th, and 5th Marine Division fought during Operation Detachment on the island of Iwo Jima from February 19, 1945 to March 26, 1945. The Battle of Iwo Jima is one of the bloodiest in America's history.