1945 - US Marines from the 28th Regiment, 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima

1945 - US Marines from the Regiment, Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima wonderful-photography

US Marine with his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945. -

US Marine with a flame-thrower & his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima,

26 Photographs of the Heroes of Iwo Jima, Where Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue

26 Photographs of the Heroes of Iwo Jima, Where Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue

Marines burrow in the volcanic sand on the beach of Iwo Jima. This Day in WWII History: Feb Marines invade Iwo Jima

Battle of Iwo Jima

Four US Marines cleared out a cave with BAR, small arms, and grenades, Iwo Jima, circa Feb-Mar 1945

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A soldier of the American marine infantry wounded while landing on the island of Iwo Jima in Japan is transported to an armored vehicle on March 3, 1945.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A soldier of the American marine infantry wounded while landing on the island of Iwo Jima in Japan is transported to an armored vehicle on March

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.

Reality of War: Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a destroyed Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese AA gun Type

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. Five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raise the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. Five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raise the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A U.S. Marine communicator, burrowed in a shallow foxhole, calling for artillery support to silence enemy mortars in Iwo Jima.

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: A U. Marine communicator, burrowed in a shallow foxhole, calling for artillery support to silence enemy mortars in Iwo Jima.

John Bradley - A Navy corpsman, who was one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII ~

John Bradley - A Navy corpsman, who was one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII. It was his son, James, that wrote "Flags of Our Fathers" in

Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

A Doberman guarding a sleeping U.S. Marine during the Battle of Iwo Jima

Private First Class Rez P. Hester of the War Dog Platoon, Marine Regiment, US Marine Division takes a nap in a fighting hole dug out of the the volcanic sand on Iwo Jima while 'Butch', his Doberman war dog stands guard.

This signficant it showes where most of the intial fighting took place. In the story many marines were ambushed on the beachhead. #rothzroom

Gun fires against cave positions at Iwo Jima. 26 1945 the Battle of Iwo Jima

Sergeant Michael Strank (10 Nov 1919–1 Mar 1945) was one of the six Marines who raised the second flag on Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He died on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945 when his squad came under heavy fire and was hit by friendly fire by an American shell. His death made him the first—but certainly not the last—man photographed raising the flag to die in battle.

Sergeant Michael Strank Nov Mar one of the six Marines who raised the second flag on Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Died on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945 when his squad came under heavy fire and was hit by US friendly fire.

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