The raising of the flag on iwo jima photograph was captured by joseph john rosenthal, a 20th century war photographer, on february 23, 1945 rosenthal. In the picture there are six soldiers raising the flag the land of the battle is known as iwo jima, it is a small island, about 8 square miles large.
Early in the battle, six us marines have reached mount suribachi in the island of iwo jima and raised the us flag however, only three of the six has survived the.
Raising the flag on iwo jima is an historic photograph taken on february 23, 1945, by joe rosenthal it depicts five united states marines and a us navy.
The photograph at the right of marines raising the american flag at the summit of mt suribachi during the battle for iwo jima has become an enduring image of.
23, 1945, an american flag was raised over the japanese island of iwo jima, and ap photographer joe rosenthal was there to capture the.
With flags of our fathers (2006) and letters fromiwo jima (2006), clint icon: ' raising the flag on iwo jima' from photojournalism to global, digital media. Flag-raising on mount suribachi, iwo jima on february 23, 1945 the national wwii museum's annual student essay contest will officially. Joe rosenthal's photo of iwo jima flag-raising shows one side of war in the pacific earlier photo of the first flag-raising shows another.