I'm a big WW2 history buff and today marked the beginning of the invasion of Iwo Jima... or as I like to call it, the D-Day of the Pacific. This battle marked the beginning of the end for Japan. YouTube - Battle of Iwo Jima This is also the battle where this famous photo was taken: This was a bloody battle that was a major turning point in the pacific and is often overlooked in the history books as one of the bigger battles of WW2. What do you think about Iwo Jima? Why was it fought and was the outcome worth it?