To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima and the American servicemen who achieved victory, Thompson Auto-Ordnance of the Kahr Firearms Group has developed a series of three specially engraved firearms: the Iwo Jima 1911 in .45 ACP ($1,247), Iwo Jima M1 Carbine in .30 Carbine ($1,391) and Iwo Jima Thompson also in .45 ACP ($1,886).
The improvised Browning belt-fed, .30-’06 “Stinger” in the hands of U.S. Marines played a part in one of the epic battles of World War II: Iwo Jima.
Check out this week's preview of American Rifleman TV where the crew heads to Iwo Jima for Part 5 of our series on The Men and Guns of the Pacific War.
Tonight on American Rifleman TV: The Men and Guns of the Pacific War, Part 6; Colt Lightweight Commander
Watch a preview of tonight episode of American Rifleman TV, which concludes its in-depth look at "The Men and Guns of the Pacific War."
Henry Repeating Arms and Brownells have partnered together to honor a World War II Marine, Harold "Pie" Keller, who helped raised the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
The Battle of Iwo Jima is one of the bloodiest events of World War II, and from it came stories of uncommon valor and virtue. Here are the stories of the men who fought and their guns.