Six black soldiers of the US Army, risking their lives to save the drowning marine.
In the photo in the second row from left to right: T/5 L. C. Carter, Jr., John Bonner, Jr., Staff Sergeant Charles R. Johnson; stand from left to right: T/5 A. B. Randle, technician of the 5th class Homer H. Gaines, and private Willie Tellie.
Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Date: 11 March 1945