Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.
First black Marine Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.
National World War II Memorial, from WWII Memorial to Lincoln Monument. At the Lincoln Monument are other very important monuments, Viet Nam Wall, Korean War Memorial and close by is the impressive Franklin Roosevelt Memorial.