Mike Strank - The Iwo Jima Flag Raisers

Mike Strank One of six soldiers in the famous photo raising the. American Flag on Iwo Jima. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo. Four in the front line and two in back. The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley and Harlon Block. The back two are Michael Strank (behind Sousley) and Rene Gagnon (behind Bradley). Strank, Block and Sousley would die shortly afterwards. Click the picture to read more...

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.

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Michael Strank. Died in the battle for Iwo Jima in WW2. Described by his men as the best man they ever knew, "Sgt Mike Strank's squad idolized him."

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 .

The Picture – Iwo Jima flag raising

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945 This was the second flag raising.the first time, the flag was too small. Charles Lindberg helped raise the first flag.

Tying the first flag to a piece of water pipe on top of Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima (10:30 AM, February 23, 1945). Left to right: Lt. Schrier, Plt. Sgt. Ernest Thomas, and Cpl. Charles W. Lindberg.

Tying the first flag to a piece of water pipe on top of Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima AM, February Left to right: Lt. Ernest Thomas, and Cpl. Charles W.

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