The battle of Iwo Jima, Feb.19-26, 1945. We Will Never Forget.

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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.

Iwo Jima Flag Raisers Signed by John Bradley, Ira Hay & Rene Gagnon Reprint

Iwo Jima Flag Raisers Signed by John Bradley, Ira Hay & Rene Gagnon Reprint

Prezzi e Sconti: #Italeri iwo jima flag raisers (6098)  ad Euro 7.90 in #Italeri #Giochivideogame giocattoli

Prezzi e Sconti: #Italeri iwo jima flag raisers (6098) ad Euro 7.90 in #Italeri #Giochivideogame giocattoli

Michael Strank. Died in the battle for Iwo Jima in WW2. Described by his men as the best man they ever knew, "Sgt Mike Strank's squad idolized him."

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 .

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima.

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

The Battle of Iwo Jima was a battle in which the United States fought for and captured Iwo Jima from Japan.The Japanese positions on the island were heavily fortified,  with vast bunkers, hidden artillery, and 18 kilometres (11 mi) of underground tunnels.The battle was the first American attack on the Japanese Home Islands.  It was  immortalized by Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the raising of the U.S. flag on top of the 166 meter (546 ft) Mount Suribachi by five Marines and one Navy…

Rising the Flag on Iwo Jima (Joe Rosenthal, Five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raise the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

—July 1944, Letter from Training Camp: “Mother, you said you were sick. I want you to stay in out of that field and look real pretty when I come home. You can grow a crop of tobacco every summer, but I sure as hell can’t grow another mother like you.”

Franklin Sousley was a flagraiser in the famous photograph taken during WWII on Iwo Jima.

Michael Strank, one of the Iwo Jima Flag Raisers. Description from panoramio.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Photo of Michael Strank, one of the Iwo Jima Flag Raisers. He was killed in the battle.

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