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Carrying the Flag Up Mount Suribachi

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Six Marines ofThird Platoon of Company E, Second Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment, Fifth Marine Division, part of a patrol commanded by First Lieutenant Harold George Schrier (October 17, 1916 – June 3, 1971) pass the flag to one another as they climb Mount Suribachi. Included are two men carrying flamethrower backpacks. One of those two men is Corporal Charles W. Lindberg (June 26, 1920 – June 24, 2007). The 54 x 28 inch flag, obtained from attack transport USS Missoula (APA-211) was raised on a 20-foot section of pipe at 1020 Hours above Iwo Jima‘s highest landmark.
Image Filename wwii1169.jpg
Image Size 321.13 KB
Image Dimensions 800 x 1000
Photographer Lowery, Lou
Photographer Title United States Marine Corps, Leatherneck Magazine
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed February 23, 1945
Location Mount Suribachi
City Iwo Jima
State or Province Bonins
Country Japan
Archive United States Marine Corps
Record Number
Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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