Raising US Flag on Iwo Jima

Raising US Flag on Iwo Jima

February 23, 1945, American soldiers from the 5th Division, which participated in the assault on Iwo Jima island, raised atop Mount Suribachi, which is dominant over the island, the US flag. After two hours, it was replaced by another flag – Flag wider.

 

 

Photography Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Date: February 23, 1945
Author: Joe Rosenthal

In : 1945

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