Flag Raising at Iwo Jima, February 1945

Flag Raising at Iwo Jima, February 1945 World War II
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Stock #: 469337
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: MARKS & FULLER
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
At 9:02 A.M. on February 19, 1945, following 72 consecutive days of preparatory bombing and shelling, the Japanese-held Pacific Island of Iwo Jima was invaded by United States Marines. It was on the summit of Suribachi on D-plus-4 that the flag-raising picture was taken. Original photo made with Speed Graphic by Joe Rosenthal.

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