feb 23, 2023
Battle for Iwo Jima, 1945 (Naval History & Heritage Command)
The Slice: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima (Archives Foundation)
One of the men who hoisted the flag was a Native American, Ira Hayes, from the Pima Indian Reservation in Arizona. Separately, Navajo Code Talkers played a role in Iwo Jima. Here’s more on their contribution.
Photo of flag being raised (National Archives)
NMMC Commemorates Battle of Iwo Jima (National Museum of the Marine Corps)