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22 Of The Most Unforgettable War Photos You Will Ever See

Five Marines and one Navy corpsman raise Old Glory on Mount Suribachi after taking Iwo Jima in 1945.

#23. Flags of Our Fathers Smart Rating: 89.77 U.S. Box Office ﴾inflation‐adjusted﴿: $39,469,800 Release Year: 2006 Role: Director Some of the servicemen who raised the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima at the end of World War II live to hear of their status as heroes.

#23. Flags of Our Fathers Smart Rating: 89.77 U.S. Box Office ﴾inflation‐adjusted﴿: $39,469,800 Release Year: 2006 Role: Director Some of the servicemen who raised the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima at the end of World War II live to hear of their status as heroes.

from WW2DB

[Photo] Raising the US flag atop Mount Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal, Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Feb 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

from WW2DB

[Photo] Raising the US flag atop Mount Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal, Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Feb 1945

Raising the US flag atop Mount Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal, Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Feb 1945

from R. Cichocki's Blog

Famous Photographs

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

from All That Is Interesting

Five Of History’s Most Iconic Photographs

The flag raising at Iwo Jima was the defining image of the Pacific theater of World War 2. The American Marines and a Navy corpsman were snapped atop Mount Suribachi, hoisting their flag after wresting Iwo Jima from the Japanese.

from Mail Online

70 years ago, Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima

Feb. 23, 1945 file photo, U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise a U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima. Strategically located 660 miles from Tokyo, the Pacific island became the site of one of the bloodiest, most famous battles of World War II against Japan.