|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
Grid y/z 23.5