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Rene Gagnon - A Marine, one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.

Photos: Joe Rosenthal and Iwo Jima

The three surviving Marines who were in the famous photograph of the flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, are reunited in Los Angeles for the first time since the war on July 25, 1949. They are en route to Camp Pendleton to reenact their heroic roles in a movie, "The Sands of Iwo Jima." Keft to right are: Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes and John Bradley. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner) #

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It took his widow nearly two years, but Rene was finally laid to rest just across the street from the Iwo Jima Memorial. Description from washingtondc2011.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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