US Marine Corps Flamethrower Tank Clears Japanese Bunkers, Iwo Jima, Japan, 1945

"A Marine flame throwing tank, also known as a "Ronson", scorches a Japanese strongpoint. The eight M4A3 Shermans equipped with the Navy Mark 1 flame-thrower proved to be the most valuable weapons systems on Iwo Jima."

Exact date unknown, between February 19 and March 29, 1945.

Taken on 1945-02-28
Source Department of Defense
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Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07


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