One of the most popular news images of all time – US Marines from the 28th Regiment 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima, 1945. This was following the famous Battle of Iwo Jima which has been written and spoken about more than most other battles of WW2. Following this, the United States occupied the island of Iwo Jima until 1968!
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima" is a historic photograph taken on 23 February 1945 by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi. The photograph was extremely popular, being reprinted in thousands of publications. Later, it became the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication, and ultimately came to be regarded as one of the most significant and recognizable…
37mm Gun Fires Against Cave Positions at Iwo Jima (1945) - "Throughout the fighting up the beaches, Mount Suribachi dominated the landscape. The Marines knew it would be a tough fortress to capture." - Photo: US Marine Corps
92-year-old Howard Banks, a World War II veteran that lost his eyesight during the Battle of Iwo Jima, has become the latest victim of radical leftist violence. Tired of having his American and Marine Corp flags stolen, Banks tried to stop thugs... THIS IS DISGRACEFUL. I AM SURE THEY KNOW HE CAN NOT SEE!!