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Colt 1911 pistol carried by Marine on Iwo Jima going up for auction


A Colt 1911 pistol carried during the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima is being put up for auction on June 6. The firearm — sold alongside numerous other items, including an original annotated map of the Iwo Jima assault plans — belonged to Marine combat photographer, Sgt. Arthur Kiely. A Connecticut native, Kiely joined the […]