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The Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C.

Rasing the flag on Mount Suribachi, grand sculpture at Iwo Jima Memorial

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Today we drove over to see the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va. This is a huge memorial dedicated to all the men & women of the Marine Corps who gave their lives in defense of the United States since 1775.

The 32-foot high bronze figures are shown erecting a 60-foot flagpole at the top of Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima.

DO YOU KNOW OR DO YOU CARE.... The island of Iwo Jima belonged to the Japanese. It was strategically located midway between Japan and Marianas islands. It was important to the US to take this island so our bombers did not have to travel so far to attack Japan. After the war the island was given back to the Japanese. Today the island has no population. Only memorials are erected on the island.

Carol cooked pork chops and potatoes with fresh mushrooms in cream of mushroom gravy. Once again it was delicious. ....(gene)

GOD'S PROMISE FOR TODAY: HEALING & DELIVERANCE "He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions." (Psalm 107:20)

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