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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.