|The Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Virginia|
|Joe Rosenthal, 1945|
|The Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, 1945, Joe Rosenthal|
|Raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima,|
|The Raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima, unknown artist. Rosenthal and the movie photographer are on the lower right. The ghostly figures at far right represent |
soldiers who did not survive the battle.
|The $26.3-billion image|
|The original negative|
|Joe Rosenthal, 1981, with his photo and the trusty |
Speed Graphic which captured the image.
|Raising the first flag on Iwo Jima,|
1945, S.Sgt., Louis Lowery.
|Iwo Jima's Mount Suribachi today. The flag still flies.|
|A posed group photo shot moments after the second flag went up. |
It would appear everybody wanted in on the action.
|The landing on Iwo Jima, four days before Rosenthal's famous photo.|
Six-thousand marines died on this island.
|An ambulance Jeep driver finds the black volcanic sands of Iwo Jima |
more than a match for his heavy duty tires, even with chains. How embarrassing...