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First flag raised on mount Suribachi,Iwo Jima


The Marine who led the charge up Mount Suribachi to place the first American flag over Iwo Jima in World War II died last week. First Lt. John Wells died Thursday at the age of 94 at a rehabilitati

“February - April 1945: Aerial photograph of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.” (IWM…

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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The Battle of Iwo Jima and the First Flag Raising on Mount Suribachi (Yank Magazine, 1945)

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Vintage Aynsley China Cup, 50th Anniversary VJ Day, Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Sir William Slim, Peter Jones China Mug, Burma Star, WW2

1995 Aynsley china mug exclusively commissioned for Peter Jones China of Wakefield. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of VJ Day.

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This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

Old Glory Goes Up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, 1945

This image shows the devastated wreckage of the beach during The Battle Of Iwo Jima during World War Two. Mount Suribachi can be seen in the background.


“Two U.S. Marines direct flame throwers at Japanese defenses that block the way to Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi on March 4, 1945. On the left is Pvt. Richard Klatt, of North Fond Dulac, Wisconsin, and on the right is PFC Wilfred Voegeli.” (USMC)