Iwo To


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Iwo To:

see Iwo JimaIwo Jima
, officially Iwo To
, volcanic island, c.8 sq mi (21 sq km), W Pacific, largest and most important of the Volcano Islands. Mt. Suribachi, 546 ft (166 m) high, on the south side of the island, is an extinct volcano.
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A light division of three E-2C Hawkeye 2000s from VAW-115 approach the island of Iwo To, where my grandfather flew so many years ago.
On 16 April, 63 years after 31,000 Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima, VFA-97 received permission from the Japanese government to land on the island, known as Iwo To in Japan, to perform a professional military education visit.
After our plane landed on the airport (elevation 370') and approximately on top of where Hill 382 had been during the battle, the first two things I noticed were indeed the Japanese had renamed the island Iwo To because it was painted prominently on the airport control tower, and we could certainly smell sulfur in the air as so many accounts from 1945 reported.