Details: This poster is of the black and white photo of Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, taken by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in
On February 19, 1945, as part of their island-hopping strategy to defeat Japan, the United States invaded Iwo Jima. Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It became the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication, and came to be regarded in the United States as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war, and possibly the most reproduced photograph of all time. The Iwo Jima flag raising has been depicted in other films including 1949's Sands of Iwo Jima, 1961's The Outsider (a biography of Ira Hayes starring Tony Curtis), and 2006's Flags of our Fathers, directed by Clint Eastwood.
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.