Iwo jima

Explore the powerful and iconic Iwo Jima photos that pay tribute to the brave heroes of World War II. Discover the stories behind these historic images and honor their sacrifice.
IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING WRONG NAME | Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer … | Flickr Military, Humour, Asker, Fotografie, Historia, Heroes, Humor, Wwii, Iwo

Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize winning AP photo of the Feb. 23, 1945 flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, was originally misidentified by military sources. Originally identified, from left, in this vintage graphic: Pfc. Franklin R. Sousley; Pfc. Ira Hayes; Sgt. Michael Strank; Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class John H. Bradley; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon; Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. The Marine at far right was later correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal) Source…

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