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[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

Two Marines assess the area while standing next to the raised flag on Mount Suribachi, 1945. LST's lined up along the assault beaches to the right, the rest of Iwo Jima stretches out in the distance to the left. This photo was taken by Lt. James T. Dockery, 4th Marine Division.

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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

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[Photo] Fifth Division Marines moving inland off the beach, after coming ashore on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945; note Mount Suribachi in background

Fifth Division Marines moving inland off the beach, after coming ashore on Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945; note Mount Suribachi in background

Sailors from Naval Air Facility Atsugi recite the oath of enlistment during a re-enlistment ceremony on Mount Suribachi. Iwo To, formally known as Iwo Jima, was the site of a major World War II battle with more than 26,000 American casualties and nearly 22,000 Japanese fatalities. The monument marks the spot where the iconic photograph of the Marines raising the flag was taken on Mount Suribachi.

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[Photo] A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overhead

A 37mm gun on Iwo Jima beach with Mount Suribachi in background, 20 Feb 1945; note the TBM Avenger flying overhead

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[Photo] An American Marine sat beneath the American flag atop Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Feb 1945

An American Marine sat beneath the American flag atop Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, 23 Feb 1945

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Five Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman raise the flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, using a piece of Japanese pipe as a mast, February 23, 1945. The flag raising photo and subsequent statue came to symbolize being a Marine.

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