Iwo jima

Explore the powerful and iconic Iwo Jima photos that pay tribute to the brave heroes of World War II. Discover the stories behind these historic images and honor their sacrifice.
IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING WRONG NAME | Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer … | Flickr Art, Films, Film Posters, Poster, Movies, Movie Posters

Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize winning AP photo of the Feb. 23, 1945 flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, was originally misidentified by military sources. Originally identified, from left, in this vintage graphic: Pfc. Franklin R. Sousley; Pfc. Ira Hayes; Sgt. Michael Strank; Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class John H. Bradley; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon; Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. The Marine at far right was later correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal) Source…

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Battle for Iwo Jima Ww2, World History, Battle Of Iwo Jima, Battleship, Iwo Jima, World War Two, World War Ii, Usmc, Military History

Battle for Iwo Jima (19th February to 26th March 1945) During their ‘island hopping’ campaign, the US Marines were tasked to take the heavily fortified island of Iwo Jima, in the Volcano Islands, the first area that was universally considered Japanese home territory. This battle was to become arguably the most famous engagement in the...

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