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Today in history: Feb. 23
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Today in history: Feb. 23

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During World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised two American flags, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II, and more events that happened on this day…

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