Feb. 23, 1945: The Raising of OUR Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photo that was taken in 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. 5 U.S. Marines & a U.S. Navy corpsman raised OUR flag of the U.S. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Of the 6 men depicted in the photo, 3 (Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, & Michael Strank) were killed during the battle; the 3 survivors (John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, & Ira Hayes) became National Heroes upon their identification in the photo....

American Marines planting the American flag atop of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima - February 1945

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific - BuzzFeed News

28 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From World War II In The Pacific

Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.

This picture grabbed my attention because of the shear number of forces they had.

2 World War, planes dumping soldiers in parasuits, some has already landed, and are running to seek cover.

Tony Curtis - (aka Bernie Schwartz) in US Navy during World War II

Tony Curtis: Served aboard the USS Proteus during WWII. Was on the signal bridge of the Proteus in Tokyo Bay in 1945 when the Japanese surrendered.

World War II Chart of Major Events, 1939 to 1945

World War Two History Events Printable Timeline Poster - We don't win wars by making deals but by punishing the guilty & setting free the captive.

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