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US, Japan Mark 70 Years Since Battle of Iwo Jima

U.S. and Japanese officials gathered Saturday on the tiny Japanese island of Iwo Jima to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the most iconic battles of World War II. Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani spoke at the event, calling on everyone to remember the nearly 22,000 Japanese and almost 7,000 Americans who died in the 36 days of fighting. "We should not forget that the peace and prosperity that we in Japan and the U.S. currently enjoy is based on the sacrifice of those who...

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