Operation Scavenger

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During World War II, Operation Scavenger was the aerial bombardment of Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands on 4–5 August 1944, as part of the preparation for the invasion and other fighting around the Marianas Islands.


Coordinates: 27°40′N 141°48′E / 27.667°N 141.800°E / 27.667; 141.800