Marines at Iwo Jima 3 cent postage stamp issued Washington, D. July stamps were sold. On 23 February the Marines captured Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima and raised the US flag. The moment was immortalized by photographer Joe Rosenthal.
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Gun Fires Against Cave Positions at Iwo Jima - "Throughout the fighting up the beaches, Mount Suribachi dominated the landscape. The Marines knew it would be a tough fortress to capture." - Photo: US Marine Corps
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.
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