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....

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....

There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo. Four in the front line and two in back. The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley and Harlon Block.    The back two are Michael Strank (behind Sousley) and Rene Gagnon (behind Bradley). Strank, Block and Sousley would die shortly afterwards. Bradley, Hayes and Gagnon became national heroes within weeks.

There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo. Four in the front line and two in back. The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley and Harlon Block. The back two are Michael Strank (behind Sousley) and Rene Gagnon (behind Bradley). Strank, Block and Sousley would die shortly afterwards. Bradley, Hayes and Gagnon became national heroes within weeks.

Iwo Jima Flag Raising Statue 1983 Porcelain McCormick Distillery Decanter  w/Box

Iwo Jima Flag Raising Statue 1983 Porcelain McCormick Distillery Decanter w/Box

the day i received my Eagle, Globe, and Anchor in front of the Iwo Jima monument was the proudest day of my life.

the day i received my Eagle, Globe, and Anchor in front of the Iwo Jima monument was the proudest day of my life.

U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue) Washington, DC.  I've been here such a cool memorial.

Washington DC Art, Uncommon Valor, Iwo Jima Memorial, Fine Art Photography, Washington DC Photography, Washington dc skyline

U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue) Washington, DC. I've been here such a cool memorial.

This statue is the statue of the battle of Iwo Jima, Iwo Jima was a battle were the United States Corps fought the Imperial Japanese army

This statue is the statue of the battle of Iwo Jima, Iwo Jima was a battle were the United States Corps fought the Imperial Japanese army

Statue of Iwo Jima US marine corps memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Statue of Iwo Jima US marine corps memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

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