16.000 x 20.000 x 1.000 inches
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Flag Raising At Iwo Jima
Painting - Oil On Canvas
Dean Glorso Served in Vietnam 1968 - 1969 with the United States Marine Corps. He belongs to a Marine Veterans group called Cooper's Troopers in Arvada Colorado. He enjoys hearing the stories from Iwo Jima Vets within in this veterans group. The original oil painting was donated to this group and given away as a door prize. The painting was also desplayed in the Commerce City, Colorado Memorial Day Parade several years ago and Glorso recieved an award for the showing. A copy of this image was presented to Congressman Perlmutter by 13 returning Iwo Jima Marine Veterans, as Mr. Perlmutter helped make their return trip possible. Keith Wells was one of the Marines who signed the letter that was presented to Mr. Perlmutter. Keith Wells was the platoon commander for the platoon who raise the first flag on Iwo Jima.
May 1st, 2012
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