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Survivor recalls famous WWII battle at Iwo Jima

A book appearing at the 66th anniversary of the February-March 1945 battle includes the recollections of those  who served in the 5th Marine Division at Iwo Jima. Full story

Japan PM vows to find WWII dead on Iwo Jima

In a rare visit to Iwo Jima, Japan's prime minister offered prayers Tuesday at two recently discovered mass graves and vowed to find the more than 12,000 fallen soldiers whose bodies have yet to be recovered from the remote island where some of World War II's fiercest fighting took place. Full story

Report: Mass graves discovered on Iwo Jima

Two mass graves that may hold the remains of 2,000 Japanese soldiers have been discovered on the island of Iwo Jima, one of the bloodiest battlefields of the Second World War. Full story

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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, left, helps to exhume human remains at a mass grave site on Iwo Jima island Tuesday Dec. 14, 2010 where officials discovered the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in the battle for Iwo Jima. In a rare visit to Iwo Jima, now known in Japan as Ioto , Japan's Pri

Naoto Kan
Naoto Kan

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan bows at a mass grave site on Iwo Jima island Tuesday Dec. 14, 2010 where officials discovered the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in the battle for Iwo Jima. In a rare visit to Iwo Jima, now known in Japan as Ioto , Japan's Prime Minister offered prayers at tw

The hulls of destroyed ships lie in the surf along the coast of Iwo Jima island Tuesday Dec. 14, 2010. In a rare visit to Iwo Jima, now known in Japan as Ioto, Japan's Prime Minister offered prayers at two recently discovered mass grave sites and vowed to find the more than 12,000 fallen soldiers w