The BAR played a fundamental role in the famous battle of Iwo Jima. Weighing in at 18 pounds, it was essential for service members like Medal of Honor recipient Pvt. Wilson Watson to take the island. 

The resulting Iwo Jima flag-raising photo united our nation in a moment of triumph.

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