Seventy-one years ago, the United States Marines landed on Iwo Jima, beginning a 37-day battle that led to the capture of the island. This controversial battle remains the costliest engagement in United States Marine Corps history.
Join MSgt. Stephen Walter USMC Ret. and Cp. Bob Swanson, USMC 1954-1958, at Grove City Library, 3359 Park Street, for this two-part series on the Battle of Iwo Jima and the iconic flag raising.
Part 1 will be on Thursday, February 18, and part 2 will be on Thursday, February 25. Both start times are 7 p.m.