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1952 (Plt #437-PISC)--1972

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The Actual Flag Raising Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima
Morning 1020, 23 February 1945
Lt. H.G. Schrier's E-2-28, 40-man combat patrol
raises our national colors for the first time in 2,000 years
over the Japanese homeland.
(Photo by S/Sgt Lou Lowery of Leatherneck magazine.)


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23 February 1945
Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima

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