Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....

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

1945 - US Marines from the 28th Regiment, 5th Div, raise the flag of the United States on Mount Iwo Jima

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Feb 19, 1945 Americans land on Iwo Jima.  Iwo Jima was a barren Pacific island guarded by Japanese artillery, but to American military minds, it was prime real estate on which to build airfields to launch bombing raids against Japan, only 660 miles away.

19 February 1945 - US Marines invade Iwo Jima - 21 February - Vicious fighting in and around Manila was joint by Filipino and American troops - 23 February - US Marines raise the American flag on Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima - Landing craft on Iwo Jima

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. 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.

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.

Iwo Jima landing

Marines in Landing Craft, Vehicle and Personnel (LCVPs) head for the beaches at Iwo Jima during the initial landings. In the background is Mount Suribachi, the extinct volcano captured by the Marines after a frontal assault.

OBSERVER ON IWO JIMA, 1945 by the US Marine Corps. February 1945. #usarmy, #worldwar2 #iwojima

““Observer who spotted a machine gun nest finds its location on a map so they can send the information to artillery or mortars to wipe out the position.” Iwo Jima, February From the series:.

Iwo Jima, Marines pose in front of the flag they just raised

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

Iwo Jima Yard Shadow Woodcrafting Pattern Honor the courage and bravery of both our Veterans and our active Military with our version of this inspiring event displayed in your yard. #diy #woodcraftpatterns

Iwo Jima Yard Shadow Woodcrafting Pattern Honor the courage and bravery of both our Veterans and our active Military with our version of this inspiring event displayed in your yard.

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