Postcard from Iwo Jima

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101028/ap_on_re_as/as_japan_iwo_jima_mementos

    All I can say is......wow.

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    The first raising with the smaller flag wasn't photographed, mebbe he was part of that one...
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    Author Says He Now Thinks Father Wasn't Iwo Jima Flag-raiser
    May 04, 2016 — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event.
     
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    Marines: Identities of Iwo Jima Flag Raisers Were Mistaken
    Jun 23, 2016 — The Marine Corps says one of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image.
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    1 of 2 Remaining Doolittle Raiders Dies in Montana
    Jun 23, 2016 — One of the last two surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders — who bombed Japan in an attack that stunned that nation and boosted U.S. morale — has died in Montana, his family said.
     
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