Oct. 9, 1911 Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
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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