The men who raised the second flag over 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.
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
John Bradley - A Navy corpsman, who was one of the three surviving men who raised the American Flag over Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII. It was his son, James, that wrote "Flags of Our Fathers" in
Reality of War: Battle of Iwo Jima, US Marine corpsmen come to the aid of a wounded comrade against the backdrop of a destroyed Japanese pillbox. The barrel protruding out of the pillbox is a Japanese AA gun Type
[Photo] Marines crouched in a Coast Guard-manned LCVP on the way in on the first wave to hit the beach at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 2
Marines A. Duncan and Al Perry, from the Marine Division, pose for a photograph after ten days of fighting on Iwo Jima. Note Duncan (left) carrying the BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle) squad automatic weapon back then, and Perry.
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.
Sergeant Michael Strank Nov Mar one of the six Marines who raised the second flag on Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Died on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945 when his squad came under heavy fire and was hit by US friendly fire.