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Joe Rosenthal’s picture of the Raising of the Flag in Iwo Jima. The photo is the most iconic picture of World War II.

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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....

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U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue) Washington, DC. I've been here such a cool memorial.

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