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1995 Iwo Jima Battle Commemoration with Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 19, 2011

On February 19th, 1945, United States Marines invaded the island of Iwo Jima, in a critical World War II battle. February 19th, 1995, on the 50th Anniversary of the start of the battle, President Clinton paid tribute to those Americans who served at Iwo Jima, citing their uncommon valor and courage. The tribute took place at the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, in Arlington, Virginia.

Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 3:22pm (ET)

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