Five Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman raise the flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, using a piece of Japanese pipe as a mast, February 23, 1945. The flag raising photo and subsequent statue came to symbolize being a Marine.

Five Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman raise the flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, using a piece of Japanese pipe as a mast, February The flag raising photo and subsequent statue came to symbolize being a Marine.

Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Lou Lowery's image of Marines replacing the first American flag atop Mount Suribachi with a second flag, made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph.    From the collection of Lou Lowery (COLL/2575), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections.

Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections. Lou Lowery's image of Marines replacing the first American flag atop Mount Suribachi with a second flag, made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph.

Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....

American Marines planting the American flag atop of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima - February 1945

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

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Marines at Iwo Jima 3 cent postage stamp issued Washington, D. On 23 February the Marines captured Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima and raised the US flag. The moment was immortalized by photographer Joe Rosenthal.

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.

This image shows the devastated wreckage of the beach during The Battle Of Iwo Jima during World War Two. Mount Suribachi can be seen in the background.

This image shows the devastated wreckage of the beach during The Battle Of Iwo Jima during World War Two. Mount Suribachi can be seen in the background. World War II

Striking images from the battle of Iwo Jima: Two U.S. Marines directing flame throwers at Japanese defenses that block the way to Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi on March 4, 1945.

Marines direct flame throwers at Japanese defenses that block the way to Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi on March On the left is Pvt. Richard Klatt, of North Fond Dulac, Wisconsin, and on the right is PFC Wilfred Voegeli.

This signficant it showes where most of the intial fighting took place. In the story many marines were ambushed on the beachhead. #rothzroom

Gun fires against cave positions at Iwo Jima. 26 1945 the Battle of Iwo Jima

A rare look at the flag atop Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, after one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

Two Marines assess the area while standing next to the raised flag on Mount Suribachi, LST's lined up along the assault beaches to the right, the rest of Iwo Jima stretches out in the distance to the left.

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. 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.

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.

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Final resting place for heroes

Final resting place for heroes

the raising of the flag on iwo jima, taken during the battle of iwo jima by joe rosenthal. the picture depicts the marines and sailor who raised the second flag over iwo jima: sgt michael strank, cpl harlon block, pfc franklin sousley, pfc rene gagnon, pfc ira hayes, pm2 john bradley.

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the raising of the flag on iwo jima, taken during the battle of iwo jima by joe rosenthal. the picture depicts the marines and sailor who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima

A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overhead

[Photo] A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overhead

A gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb note the TBM Avenger flying overhead

First Flag Raising on Iwo Jima.  Here is the real flag raising shot, raised atop the mountain soon after it was captured early in the morning of Feb. 23, 1945. Captain Dave Severance was ordered by 2nd Bat. Cmdr. Chandler Johnson to send a platoon to go take the mountain. “Severance, the commander of Easy Company, ordered 1st Lt. Harold Schrier to lead the patrol. Just before Schrier was to head up the mountain, Cmdr Johnson.  handed him a flag saying, ‘If you get to the top, put it up.’

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First Iwo Jima Flag Raising. Small flag carried ashore by the Battalion, Marines is planted atop Mount Suribachi at 23 February 1945

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