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The Sands of Iwo Jima

A cache by gvmhlal Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/27/2014
3 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

The Navy has taken me all over the world, but Iwo Jima is by far one of the highlights. I have hiked, biked, and even geocached all over the island. I think you will enjoy learning a little history and if you find the cache, there is a surprise that I think any history buff will love to get their hands on!

N36 44.ABC   W076 02.DEF

U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima February 19, 194?=A
Currently used by CVW-? aircraft for Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLPs)=B
There were ?+5 Japanese airfields built on Iwo Jima=C
During normal operations, this field could accommodate 120 P-?1s, 30 B-24s, and 20 B-29s=D
Current Easterly Runway Direction, single digit only (do not need the zero)+2=E
The first day saw ?,400 American casualties=F

The items in the blue bag are on the honor system. If you take one, leave one.

FTF gets an unactivated geocoin

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Prageny Svryq

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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