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The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

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One of the most popular news images of all time – US Marines from the 28th Regiment 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima, 1945. This was following the famous Battle of Iwo Jima which has been written and spoken about more than most other battles of WW2. Following this, the United States occupied the island of Iwo Jima until 1968!

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Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945: US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a smashed up Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese 120mm AA gun Type 3.

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from The Untold Stories of Photojournalists

Robert Capa

Joseph John Rosenthal (Oct 9, 1911 – Aug 20, 2006) who was an American photographer who received the Pulitzer Prize for his iconic World War II photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, taken during the Battle of Iwo Jima. His picture became one of the best-known photographs of the war.

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Letters from Iwo Jima ~ "The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it."

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Ira Hayes - A Marine and one of three survivors of the men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII

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On Iwo Jima, a U.S. Marine aims his M1 Garand rifle at the enemy with an uncertain grip. His helmet cover identifies him as "Martin 1". Note the cases of Japanese ammo used by him for his perch. (1945)

The battle of Iwo Jima, Feb.19-26, 1945. The Iwo Jima Memorial is located near Arlington cemetery, across the Potomac river from Washington, D.C.

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