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Joe Rosenthal
Birth: Oct. 9, 1911
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 2006
Novato
Marin County
California, USA

Photographer. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his 1945 picture of the World War II flag-raising during the Battle of Iwo Jima, depicting one of the war's great moments of five Marines and a Navy corpsman struggling to raise a flag on top Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. The image became a symbol of the spirit of the Marine Corps. The photo later became the inspiration for a bronze Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. (bio by: Elizabeth Reed) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Scattered in the San Francisco Bay area.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 21, 2006
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Joe Rosenthal
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- Undertaker 61
 Added: Nov. 13, 2014
Sir Your Photograph still inspires..
- Daniel and Audrey Briggs
 Added: Oct. 20, 2014

- sjm
 Added: Oct. 9, 2014
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