The Battle of Iwo Jima and the First Flag Raising on Mount Suribachi (Yank Magazine, 1945)

The Battle of Iwo Jima and the First Flag Raising on Mount Suribachi (Yank Magazine, 1945)

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Marines put up the second American flag atop Mount Suribachi and take down the first flag on Feb. 23, 1945 during the Battle of Iwo Jima near the end of World War II. Photo provided by Dick Honyak

Marines put up the second American flag atop Mount Suribachi and take down the first flag on Feb. 23, 1945 during the Battle of Iwo Jima near the end of World War II. Photo provided by Dick Honyak

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.

FEB 23 1945 U.S. Marines raise the flag on Mount Suribachi - See more at: http://ww2today.com First Iwo Jima Flag Raising. Small flag carried ashore by the 2d Battalion, 28th Marines is planted atop Mount Suribachi at 1020, 23 February 1945

FEB 23 1945 U.S. Marines raise the flag on Mount Suribachi - See more at: http://ww2today.com First Iwo Jima Flag Raising. Small flag carried ashore by the 2d Battalion, 28th Marines is planted atop Mount Suribachi at 1020, 23 February 1945

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.~ BFD

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.~ BFD

Just stumbled across this on Twitter. A pretty iconic image: US marines raise the flag over the newly conquered Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima, Japan - 23 February 1945

Just stumbled across this on Twitter. A pretty iconic image: US marines raise the flag over the newly conquered Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima, Japan - 23 February 1945

Iwo Jima was prime real estate for Americans to launch air raids against Japan, but the island was heavily guarded by Japanese forces. Amphibious Marines are seen here battling at the foot of Mount Suribachi.

Iwo Jima was prime real estate for Americans to launch air raids against Japan, but the island was heavily guarded by Japanese forces. Amphibious Marines are seen here battling at the foot of Mount Suribachi.

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” . Five United States Marines and one sailor raising an American flag over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. By Joe Rosenthal, February 23, 1943

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” . Five United States Marines and one sailor raising an American flag over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. By Joe Rosenthal, February 23, 1943

WWII-Mount Suribachi on the island Iwo Jima-5 Marines and 1 G.I. put this flag up

WWII-Mount Suribachi on the island Iwo Jima-5 Marines and 1 G.I. put this flag up

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