Battle of Iwo Jima
Joe Rosenthal on His Iconic Picture of Iwo Jima

Photographer Joe Rosenthal remembers taking the picture of the marines raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima. Rosenthal won the Pulitzer Prize for this photo, taken February 23, 1945 after the Battle of Iwo Jima. “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” has become one of the most reproduced photographs of all time.

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