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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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NEVER FORGOTTEN
- IRVING PRESSER
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014
Joe Rosenthal: Thank you for the great photo you took of those equally great men who raised our flag on Iwo Jima, that photo will be recoginzed as one of the great photos taken during World War II, thanks!Thank you for a memorable photograph! remembering ...(Read more)
- MFPS
 Added: Oct. 9, 2013

- Rosita
 Added: Oct. 9, 2013
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