Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima - a historic photograph take on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five U. Marines and a U. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the U. atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.
Michael Strank, born in Jarabina, Slovakia, He was described as "A Marine's Marine," fought during WWII. He was photographed in the iconic image of six marines raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima .