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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....

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....

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

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

the raising of the flag on iwo jima, taken during the battle of iwo jima by joe rosenthal. the picture depicts the marines and sailor who raised the second flag over iwo jima: sgt michael strank, cpl harlon block, pfc franklin sousley, pfc rene gagnon, pfc ira hayes, pm2 john bradley.

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the raising of the flag on iwo jima, taken during the battle of iwo jima by joe rosenthal. the picture depicts the marines and sailor who raised the second flag over iwo jima: sgt michael strank, cpl harlon block, pfc franklin sousley, pfc rene gagnon, pfc ira hayes, pm2 john bradley.

Saepius Exertus, Semper Fidelis, Frater Infinitas"   Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, 86, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem during the Marine Memorial Day remembrance service in Fort Meigs Cemetery.  An 86-year-old Marine Corps World War II veteran of Iwo Jima, carrying the United States flag for 1 mile in the Perrysburg Memorial Day parade, wearing dress blues in 90-degree heat.    Cpl. Bob Romaker, you are one squared-away Marine!  THANK YOU!!!

Saepius Exertus, Semper Fidelis, Frater Infinitas" Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, 86, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem during the Marine Memorial Day remembrance service in Fort Meigs Cemetery. An 86-year-old Marine Corps World War II veteran of Iwo Jima, carrying the United States flag for 1 mile in the Perrysburg Memorial Day parade, wearing dress blues in 90-degree heat. Cpl. Bob Romaker, you are one squared-away Marine! THANK YOU!!!

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