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  • USA Update Alan Wood dies, leaves legacy of Iwo Jima flag

    Alan Wood dies: The US Navy veteran brought a flag from Pearl Harbor to the Battle of Iwo Jima. Alan Wood later served as the Jet Propulsion Lab spokesman.

  • From Our Files: Iwo Jima, Feb. 23, 1945

    Iwo Jima, a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific between the Marianas Islands and mainland Japan was the site of one of the most historic battles of World War II in which the United States captured the island from Japan.Here is reporter John Beaufort's account, originally published in the Feb. 23, 1945 issue of The Christian Science Monitor.