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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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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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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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Joe Rosenthal’s picture of the Raising of the Flag in Iwo Jima. The photo is the most iconic picture of World War II.

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from The Untold Stories of Photojournalists

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Robert Capa “As a correspondent in Europe, he photographed the Second World War, covering the landing of American troops on Omaha beach on D-Day, the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge.”

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