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World War II - iconic image of the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima.  Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag atop Mount Suribachi.

American Marines planting the American flag atop of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima - February 1945

Feb 19, 1945 Americans land on Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima was a barren Pacific island guarded by Japanese artillery, but to American military minds, it was prime real estate on which to build airfields to launch bombing raids against Japan, only 660 miles away.

19 February 1945 - US Marines invade Iwo Jima - 21 February - Vicious fighting in and around Manila was joint by Filipino and American troops - 23 February - US Marines raise the American flag on Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima - Landing craft on Iwo Jima

US Marine mortar team Iwo Jima Japan 1945.

US Marine mortar team Iwo Jima Japan 1945.

The men who raised the second flag over Iwo Jima.Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. Taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

Iwo Jima, Marines pose in front of the flag they just raised

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on the beach of Iwo Jima Japan February-March 1945.

Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on the beach of Iwo Jima Japan February-March 1945.

John Wayne War Collection Flying Tigers IWO Jima Fighting Seabees VHS Lot of 3 #ebayROCteam

John Wayne War Collection Flying Tigers IWO Jima Fighting Seabees VHS Lot of 3

John Wayne War Collection Flying Tigers IWO Jima Fighting Seabees VHS Lot of 3 #ebayROCteam

A group of F6F Hellcat fighters supporting ground troops on Iwo Jima, 21 February 1945. http://wrhstol.com/2z7hDY8

A group of F6F Hellcat fighters supporting ground troops on Iwo Jima, 21 February 1945. http://wrhstol.com/2z7hDY8

Iwo Jima Yard Shadow Woodcrafting Pattern Honor the courage and bravery of both our Veterans and our active Military with our version of this inspiring event displayed in your yard. #diy #woodcraftpatterns

Iwo Jima Yard Shadow Woodcrafting Pattern Honor the courage and bravery of both our Veterans and our active Military with our version of this inspiring event displayed in your yard.

1945 3c Iwo Jima for sale at Mystic Stamp Company

1945 3c Iwo Jima for sale at Mystic Stamp Company

48” American Iwo Jima Flag

48” American Iwo Jima Flag

Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, February-March 1945. http://wrhstol.com/2yAvRAD

Destroyed American amtracs and other vehicles on the beach of Iwo Jima, Japan, February-March 1945. http://wrhstol.com/2yAvRAD

Los seis hombres que alzaron la bandera en Iwo Jima:  Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley (†), Michael Strank (†), Rene Gagnon, John Bradley y Harlon Block (†).  (†) = Muertos en Iwo Jima.

The correct identification of the flag raisers on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima (February The historical record was corrected by the U. Marine Corps on June

Iwo Jima Flag Raising Silhouette | ... the flag raising on Iwo Jima would be great, so here you go

I was thinking about some ideas that would be good for the of July, and I thought the flag raising on Iwo Jima would be great, so here y.