John Basilone was killed at Iwo Jima on February 19th, 1945.
For his heroics that day, he was awarded The Navy Cross.
John's Brother George, also a Marine,
landed at Iwo Jima a few days
after John was killed.
This photo is of George Basilone at
John's grave at Iwo Jima
John Basilone's body was
moved from Iwo Jima in
1948 and buried at
Arlington National Cemetary
Here is his grave at Arlington
(Section 12) grave 384
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