The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major event in the World War II - & one of the bloodiest in United States history. But what happened two days earlier has largely been a footnote, until now... This post The HEART of HELL : Untold Story of Courage & Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event.
"Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima" — the black and white photo depicting five Marines and a Navy corpsman planting a US flag after a bloody battle for the island — may be the Second World War's most iconic photo. Fifty years after its c...
The iconic photograph, taken during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, depicts Pvt. 1st Class Harold Schultz among others — not Navy Corpsman John Bradley, as was originally thought.