World War 2 pictures of Iwo Jima
Photos by Associated Press Photographer Joe Rosenthal

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

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U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division and a Navy corpsman raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima on Feburary 23, 1945. Strategically located 660 miles from Tokyo, the Pacific island became the site of one of the bloodiest, most famous battles of World War II against Japan.


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