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71 years ago







Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize winning AP photo of the February 23, 1945 flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, was originally misidentifi ed by military sources. Originally identified, from left, in this vintage graphic: Pfc. Franklin R. Sousley; Pfc. Ira Hayes; Sgt. Michael Strank; Pharmacist’s Mate 2nd Class John H. Bradley; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon; Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. The Marine at far right was later correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen. (AP Photo/ Joe Rosenthal)

Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize winning AP photo of the February 23, 1945 flag raising on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, was originally misidentifi ed by military sources. Originally identified, from left, in this vintage graphic: Pfc. Franklin R. Sousley; Pfc. Ira Hayes; Sgt. Michael Strank; Pharmacist’s Mate 2nd Class John H. Bradley; Pfc. Rene A. Gagnon; Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. The Marine at far right was later correctly identified as Cpl. Harlon Block, not Hansen. (AP Photo/ Joe Rosenthal)

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