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Robert Capa

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.”

Rene Gagnon - A Marine, one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

Iwo Jima and the Capitol, Washington D.C.; photo by Dyoshida

Iwo Jima , March 1945: The caption reads "Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the 5th Marine Division." From the Holland Smith Collection (COLL/2949) at the Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections

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The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WW II.It became the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication, and came to be regarded in the U. S. as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war.

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