Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph taken 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 WW II.
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Pvt Louis Charles Charlo United States Marine Corps Private. One of the six Marines who raised the first American flag on Mount Surabachi on Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945. This flag was later replaced by the flag in the famous flag raising photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press. Private Charlo was killed in action on March 2,
Island Hopping – Iwo Jima / Mount Surabachi: The invasion of Iwo Jima began on February and continued to March On February 23 Mount Surabachi was captured and the famous picture of the flag raising was taken by Joe Rosenthal
1945 - Famous photo titled "Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima", taken by Joe Rosenthal for the Associated Press. It can be seen several U.S. Marines raising a flag of his country on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima of World War II.