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 Charles Willard “Chuck” Lindberg

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Charles Willard “Chuck” Lindberg Famous memorial

Birth
Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
Death 24 Jun 2007 (aged 86)
Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section DS, Site 22-N
Memorial ID 20083542 View Source

United States Marine. One of the six Marines who raised the first American flag on Mount Suribachi 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.


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CPL
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II
SILVER STAR
PURPLE HEART
IWO JIMA FIRST
FLAG RAISER


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 25 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20083542
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20083542/charles-willard-lindberg : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Willard “Chuck” Lindberg (26 Jun 1920–24 Jun 2007), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20083542, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .