feb 19, 1945 - Battle of Iwo Jima
This battle was the invasion of Americans on the island Iwo Jima, because of the American need for a base near Japan. After a month of fighting the Americans were able to knock out the troops and bring in a memorable win for the U.S. This was a turning point because America gained a lot of confidence after winning such a big battle.
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