Mike Strank - The Iwo Jima Flag Raisers

Mike Strank One of six soldiers in the famous photo raising the. American Flag on Iwo Jima. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

The battle of Iwo Jima, Feb.19-26, 1945. We Will Never Forget.

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Iwo Jima Flag Raisers Signed by John Bradley, Ira Hay & Rene Gagnon Reprint

Iwo Jima Flag Raisers Signed by John Bradley, Ira Hay & Rene Gagnon Reprint

There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo. Four in the front line and two in back. The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley and Harlon Block. The back two are Michael Strank (behind Sousley) and Rene Gagnon (behind Bradley). Strank, Block and Sousley would die shortly afterwards. Click the picture to read more...

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

Michael Strank. Died in the battle for Iwo Jima in WW2. Described by his men as the best man they ever knew, "Sgt Mike Strank's squad idolized him."

Michael Strank, born in Jarabina, Slovakia, He was described as "A Marine's Marine," fought during WWII. He was photographed in the iconic image of six marines raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima .

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The Picture – Iwo Jima flag raising

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.

Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The circumstances of this personally involved one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, John Bradley. Ignatowski's death is also mentioned in the book Flags of Our Fathers, coauthored by the son of flag raiser John Bradley. The following are his recollections of Ignatowski's death: "I have tried so hard…

Ralph Anthony "Iggy" Ignatowski (April 8, 1926 – March 4–7, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps private who was captured and killed by the Japanese in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The circumstances of this personally involved one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, John Bradley. Ignatowski's death is also mentioned in the book Flags of Our Fathers, coauthored by the son of flag raiser John Bradley. The following are his recollections of Ignatowski's death: "I have tried so hard…

Iwo Jima Flag Raisers

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Marine Corps says names of the other Iwo Jima flag raisers were wrong

Marine Corps says names of the other Iwo Jima flag raisers were wrong

Two months after the Marine Corps admitted it misidentified soldiers in the iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo, it has announced it did the same to the men who first raised the flag that day in

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