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Licensed reproduction of original photograph from an archival collection. To preserve authenticity, image has NOT been retouched. Size: 11 x 17 inches (28 x 43 cms) SKU: 648031
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Details: This is an archival photo that shows the famous image, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, which 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 World War II.
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a 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 ultimately came to be regarded as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war. The picture was later used by Felix de Weldon to sculpt the USMC War Memorial, located adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery just outside Washington, D.C.
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.