65 Years Ago - Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

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  1. Pong

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    February 23, one of the most iconic photographs of World War II was taken by Joe Rosenthal.

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    Flag Raising on Iwo Jima

    It is a bit advance but since I can't go on the net for a few days I'd might as well post it now.

    :salute: :salute:
     
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    February 23! It's my son's birthday...
     
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    Well, Happy B-Day to him Shinpachi. :occasion1:

    Quite a picture, and only second to my favorite photograph of the PTO. :D

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    Both great pics.
     
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    Two more great pics from that day.

    The first flagraising and the celebration on top of Suribachi after the 2nd.

    :salute:

    TO
     

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    Thanks for the reminder!
     
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