All officers of Chichi Jima, goodbye from Iwo
By their victory, the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions and other units of the Fifth Amphibious Corps have made an accounting to their country which only history will be able to value fully. Among the Americans serving on Iwo island, uncommon valor was a common virtue.chester w. nimitz
Please, for God's sake, stop sending our finest youth to be murdered in places like Iwo Jima.... Why can't objectives be accomplished some other way?
The Navajo Code Talkers have proved to be excellent Marines, intelligent, industrious, efficient. Were it not for the Navajos, the Marines would never have taken Iwo Jima.