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Marines put up the second American flag atop Mount Suribachi and take down the first flag on Feb. 23, 1945 during the Battle of Iwo Jima near the end of World War II. Photo provided by Dick Honyak

Marines put up the second American flag atop Mount Suribachi and take down the first flag on Feb. 23, 1945 during the Battle of Iwo Jima near the end of World War II. Photo provided by Dick Honyak

FEB  23 1945 U.S. Marines raise the flag on Mount Suribachi - See more at: http://ww2today.com First Iwo Jima Flag Raising. Small flag carried ashore by the 2d Battalion, 28th Marines is planted atop Mount Suribachi at 1020, 23 February 1945

FEB 23 1945 U.S. Marines raise the flag on Mount Suribachi - See more at: http://ww2today.com First Iwo Jima Flag Raising. Small flag carried ashore by the 2d Battalion, 28th Marines is planted atop Mount Suribachi at 1020, 23 February 1945

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day.  March 1945.  (Photo source - Naval History and Heritage Command)  (Colorized by Irootoko Jr. from Japan)

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945. (Photo source - Naval History and Heritage Command) (Colorized by Irootoko Jr. from Japan)

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945.

The famous photograph taken by Rosenthal was the second flag-raising on Mount Suribachi, on February 23, 1945

The famous photograph taken by Rosenthal was the second flag-raising on Mount Suribachi, on February 23, 1945

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945. (Photo source - Naval...

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945. (Photo source - Naval...

America Remembers Iwo Jima Marines License Plate America Remembers Iwo Jima Marines License Plate Mount Suribachi WWII World War 2 WW2 Iwo Jima Flag Raising [EE-LP0553] - $14.00 : Hat n Patch, Military Hats, Patches, Pins and more

America Remembers Iwo Jima Marines License Plate America Remembers Iwo Jima Marines License Plate Mount Suribachi WWII World War 2 WW2 Iwo Jima Flag Raising [EE-LP0553] - $14.00 : Hat n Patch, Military Hats, Patches, Pins and more

Just stumbled across this on Twitter. A pretty iconic image: US marines raise the flag over the newly conquered Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima, Japan - 23 February 1945

Just stumbled across this on Twitter. A pretty iconic image: US marines raise the flag over the newly conquered Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima, Japan - 23 February 1945

WWII-Mount Suribachi on the island Iwo Jima-5 Marines and 1 G.I. put this flag up

WWII-Mount Suribachi on the island Iwo Jima-5 Marines and 1 G.I. put this flag up

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.