"Raising the Flag": AP marks 70th anniversary of famous Iwo Jima photo by Joe Rosenthal
Seventy years ago on Feb. 23, 1945, AP photographer Joe Rosenthal climbed Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. The image he captured would become renowned beyond World War II, representing the service of America’s military members.
Here is the story of that photo in Joe’s own words.
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