Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Iwo Jima Heroes Get Together
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The three surviving members of the Marine Combat Team of six, who raised Old Glory on Mr. Surabachi at lwo Jima, meet in Los Angeles for the first time since the historic occasion. L. to e., John Bradley, Antigo, Wise., Ira Hayes, 'Babchule, Ariz., and Rene Gagnon, Manchester, N.H.
The Stars and strips continue to wave atop Mt. Suribachi where, on Feb. 23, 1945, members of the Fifth Marine Division planted the flag following some of the war's bloodiest fighting. Right: Entrance to the underground tomb where the Jap General commanding the island had his headquarters.
Memorial service being conducted at lwo Jima Cemetery in honor of those who gave their lives in the 1945 invasion of the Jap-held fortress. In background is Mt. Suribachi, scene of the famous flag-raising picture. Cameraman Joe Rosenthal, who made that famous picture, also took this one.
Sculptor Felix Weihs de Weldon, of Washington, D.C. is shown with the memorial statue he is making of the flag-raising event on Iwo Jima in World War II. At. right is a model of the work of art. The figures in the memorial, shown at left, measure 32 feet high.
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