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Taken on March 2, 1951 by Pfc. C.T. Wehner, the caption to this photo reads “Men of the 1st Marine Division capture Chinese Communists during fighting on the central Korean front. Hoengsong.”
Posted by Darren Cole on March 2, 2011, under Documents, March.
On February 23, 1945, during the battle for Iwo Jima, U.S. Marines raised a flag atop Mount Suribachi. It was taken down, and a second flag was raised. Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal captured this second flag-raising. Now part of U.S. Navy records, it is one of the most famous war photographs in U.S. history.
Posted by Darren Cole on February 23, 2011, under Documents, February.
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