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Willy Street Man Believed to Be One of Those that Raised the Flag on Iwo Jima

Marines Investigate Claim of Mistaken Identity in Famous Iwo Jima Photo

The Omaha World-Herald reported that the United States Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. 518 more words

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The Story Behind The Iconic Image Of U.S. Forces At Iwo Jima Is Being Questioned

When most of us think of America and patriotism, there will be certain images that come to mind. These are historic, iconic photos that have helped us to define our national identity by depicting events that helped to forge the modern world. 287 more words


Author says he now thinks father wasn't Iwo Jima flag-raiser

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event. 426 more words


‘Flags of Our Fathers’ Author Now Doubts His Father Was in Iwo Jima Photo

WASHINGTON — It is an iconic photograph of American patriotism, depicting the heroism of service members raising the flag over Iwo Jima during World War II… 1,139 more words

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Author of 'Flags of Our Fathers' Now Suspects His Dad Was Not in Iwo Jima Photo

James Bradley, the author of a bestselling book about his father’s service at Iwo Jima, now says he doubts his father was one of the six… 172 more words

Marines Investigate Possible Error in Iconic Iwo Jima Photo ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

TIMEtime.comMarines Investigate Possible Error in Iconic Iwo Jima Photo TIME23m ago photographyThe Marine Corps confirmed on Friday that it has started investigating whether it misidentified one of the men who appears in the iconic World War II photo depicting the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima. 279 more words

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