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The Battle of Iwo Jima

In February 1945 US Marines fought the Japanese in one of the fiercest battles of WW2. Thousands of lives were lost in almost five weeks of fighting for control of the Pacific island.

Witness speaks to 91-year-old former Marine, John Lauriello.

(Photo: John Lauriello. Credit: John Lauriello)

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Thu 26 Feb 2015 08:50GMT

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