Suribachi

(redirected from Japanese mortars)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Su·ri·ba·chi

 (so͝or′ə-bä′chē), Mount
A volcanic hill on Iwo Jima in the western Pacific Ocean. It is famous for the dramatic photograph of US Marines raising the American flag on its summit on February 23, 1945, after the island was captured from the Japanese.

Suribachi

(ˌsʊərɪˈbɑːtʃɪ)
n
(Placename) Mount Suribachi a volcanic hill in the Volcano Islands, on Iwo Jima: site of a US victory (1945) over the Japanese in World War II

Su•ri•ba•chi

(ˌsʊər əˈbɑ tʃi)

n.
an extinct volcano on Iwo Jima island: World War II battle 1945.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
China confirming reports of abandoned Japanese mortars, bombs

Full browser ?