Iwo Jima survivors commemorate battle’s 75th anniversary


NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Survivors of the Battle of Iwo Jima commemorated the battle’s 75th anniversary in Newington this weekend.

The Iwo Jima Survivors Association gathered with the public to acknowledge the anniversaries of both the battle and dedication of the National Iwo Jima Memorial, along with presentations about the battle, the memorial, and a meet-and-greet with the survivors.

The program began at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Newington Fire Department and continued at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Iwo Jima Memorial and the Fire Department.

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