Iwo jima flag raisers

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. Click the picture to read more...

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

Mike Strank - The Iwo Jima Flag Raisers

Mike Strank One of six soldiers in the famous photo raising the. American Flag on Iwo Jima. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Iwo Jima, the First Flag is signed by Marine flag raiser Chuck Lindberg, shown in the film

The must see National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines past, present, and future!  Walking into this remarkable awe inspiring “history of the Marines exhibit complex” with its soaring design evoking the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima is just an appetizer of the pride and respect for the Marine Corps every visitor will experience during the many amazing, enjoyable hours viewing its world-class interactive exhibits.

The must see National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines past, present, and future! Walking into this remarkable awe inspiring “history of the Marines exhibit complex” with its soaring design evoking the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima is just an appetizer of the pride and respect for the Marine Corps every visitor will experience during the many amazing, enjoyable hours viewing its world-class interactive exhibits.

Mary Pero-Strank, sister of the late Marine Sgt. Mike Strank, one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, holds an oil painting of the Joe Rosenthal photo that captured the famous World War II event.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mary Pero-Strank, sister of the late hero Marine Sgt. Mike Strank, one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, holds an oil painting of the Joe Rosenthal photo that captured the famous World War II event.

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Sgt.Michael Strank one of the flag raisers on Iwo Jima 1945(701x1000)

Sergeant Michael Strank Nov Mar one of the six Marines who raised the second flag on Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Died on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945 when his squad came under heavy fire and was hit by US friendly fire.

Michael Strank, born in Jarabina, Czecho-Slovakia (now Slovakia), fought in Iwo Jima during WWII. He was photographed in the iconic image of six marines raising the American flag after the battle was won.

Michael Strank, born in Jarabina, Slovakia, He was described as "A Marine's Marine," fought during WWII. He was photographed in the iconic image of six marines raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima .

Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The circumstances of this personally involved one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, John Bradley. Ignatowski's death is also mentioned in the book Flags of Our Fathers, coauthored by the son of flag raiser John Bradley. The following are his recollections of Ignatowski's death: "I have tried so hard…

Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The circumstances of this personally involved one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, John Bradley. Ignatowski's death is also mentioned in the book Flags of Our Fathers, coauthored by the son of flag raiser John Bradley. The following are his recollections of Ignatowski's death: "I have tried so hard…

First flag raisers on Iwo Jima, courtesy of Betty Michels McMahon, daughter of Jimmy Michels, one of the first flag-raisers. More about the event and its aftermath: http://www.boysofwwii.blogspot.com/2011/04/two-flags-of-iwo-jima-i-met-him-in.html

First flag raisers on Iwo Jima, courtesy of Betty Michels McMahon, daughter of Jimmy Michels, one of the first flag-raisers. More about the event and its aftermath: http://www.boysofwwii.blogspot.com/2011/04/two-flags-of-iwo-jima-i-met-him-in.html

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