Here’s the story behind that iconic World War II photo

It’s been 75 years since the iconic photo of U.S. Marines was captured.

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, by Joe Rosenthal. This photo documents the second U.S. flag to be planted atop Mount Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima. The photo quickly became famous worldwide and to many, symbolized the resilience of the U.S. Marines during World War II. (Image: © Joe Rosenthal/Public Domain)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *