Today's Featured Artist: Michael Godard

Transform your photos into one-of-a-kind, hand painted masterpieces!

Protect your iPhone 7 with a brand new iPhone 7 phone case!

Pixels Exclusive: Introducing the hottest summer accessory of 2016... round beach towels!   FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING.

Fine Art America has expanded to 14 fulfillment centers in 5 countries!

David Bowie Remembered - A Collection of Unpublished Portraits by Terry O'Neill

Now shipping framed prints from Canada!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Live from New York... it's Anne Geddes!   Watch Anne create one of her iconic holiday images live from her studio in NYC at 10:00 AM EST today.

Holiday procrastinators... purchase a gift certificate and get it delivered right to your inbox.

Wrap your gifts with a reusable holiday tote bag!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

Check out our Holiday Gift Guide!   Need your order in time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Deadlines.

 

|

Iwo Jima Photograph - 1st Flag Raising On Iwo Jima  by War Is Hell Store

1st Flag Raising On Iwo Jima is a photograph by War Is Hell Store which was uploaded on January 17th, 2011.

More from This Artist

View Profile  |  Search

 

Comments (1)

Post a Comment

I was a corporal in the USMC working at Leatherneck Magazine (1968-1970) in the Art Dept. at the same time that the photographer who took this photograph was head of the Photography Dept. Lou Lowery told me the story of how he came to take this photograph when he accompanied the first rifle squad of Marines to the summit of Suribachi. I have always thought, since hearing his story, and especially after reading "Flags of Our Fathers", that Sgt. Lowery never received the proper acknowledgement for his contribution to the history of the Marines or the history of photography.