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The Battle of Iwo Jima or Operation Detachment, took place between 19 February and 26 March 1945. The US forces had attacked the Iwo Jima island which was under control of the Imperial Japan. It was the first US attack on any of the Home Islands of Japan. Around 18,000 Japanese soldiers died in this battle as it proved to be almost like a hara kiri act. Japan’s defeat was certain since the beginning of the battle. Japanese soldiers had no way of retreating from the island nor could they get…