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Marines Raising American Flag on Iwo Jima by Joe Rosenthal

Members of the United States Marine Corps raise the American flag on Mount Suribachi on February 23, 1945 after the Battle of Iwo Jima, one of the most costly battles of the Pacific campaign during World War II. More than 6,000 United States Marines fell during the capture of the island. © CORBIS DATE PHOTOGRAPHED23 February 1945 If you want to read some of the 'Icons of Photography' features here is the link http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/features/ICONS_features_297553.html

Marines Raising American Flag on Iwo Jima by Joe Rosenthal
Amateur Photographer, Jul 5, 2011