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Raymond Jacobs
Birth: Jan. 24, 1926, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 2008
Redding
Shasta County
California, USA

World War II United States Marine. He was one of the six United States Marines who raised the first American flag on Mount Surabachi on Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945. This flag was later replaced by the flag in the famous flag raising photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press. He was the last survivor of either group of flag raisers. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Burial:
Northern California Veterans Cemetery
Igo
Shasta County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Feb 04, 2008
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 Added: Jul. 28, 2014
Thank You!!! ~~~BLESSINGS~~~
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