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Landry & Camera At The Ready

American photographer Bob Landry crouches down with his camera to line up a shot, 1945. (Photo by Bob Landry/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph 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.