World War II

From the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

In this historic photograph by Joe Rosenthal, taken on February 23, 1945, five Marines and a Navy corpsman raise a U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the battle for the island of Iwo Jima in World War II. Corporal Ira Hayes (Pima, 1923–55) is on the far left.

National Archives photo no. 520748

Credit: National Archives photo no. 520748

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