U.S Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial), Arlington Ridge Park

The Iwo Jima Statue (US Marine Corps Memorial), Arlington Ridge Park, Virginia

A brief history;

 

  • The U.S Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) is a national monument in Arlington, Virginia and is located in Arlington Ridge Park next to the Netherlands Carillon.

 

  • The Iwo Jima Statue is a poignant bronze statue sculpted by Felix de Weldon, recapturing the Pulitzer-Prize winning photograph by photographer Joe Rosenthal of five Marines and a Navy Corpsman raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
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