joe rosenthal

 

Photo: Raising Old Glory

On this day 66 years ago, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal captured the now iconic photo of five U.S. Marines from the 3rd Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Division and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag (actually a second flag) on Mount Suribachi during the battle for Iwo Jima in World War II. [...]

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