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Iwo Jima flag


Joe Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize for this image of six World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, taken on Feb. 23, 1945. 
 (File Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)
Joe Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize for this image of six World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, taken on Feb. 23, 1945. (File Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

We have seen the image often: the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima.  The man who was responsible for that flag raising has died.  

The images of historical moments are part of our American story and become even more meaningful when we know the whole story.

(S-R archive photo:Joe Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize for this image of six World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, taken on Feb. 23, 1945. )




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