Photos of Iwo Jima John Basilone's niece Diane Hawkins took a trip to the island of Iwo Jima, the location where her Uncle was killed on February Below are color photos from her trip along side black and white photos from the battle in 1945
Marines at Iwo Jima 3 cent postage stamp issued Washington, D. July stamps were sold. On 23 February the Marines captured Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima and raised the US flag. The moment was immortalized by photographer Joe Rosenthal.