Photographs of the Iwo Jima Statue (U.S. Marine Corps Memorial)
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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