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On this day (Feb. 23) in history 1945 – U.S. flag raised on Iwo Jima

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 9:29 am

During the bloody Battle for Iwo Jima, U.S. Marines from the 3rd Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th Regiment of the 5th Division take the crest of Mount Suribachi, the island’s highest peak and most strategic position, and raise the U.S. flag. Marine photographer Louis Lowery was with...
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