CNN.com – Photog who shot Iwo Jima flag-raising dies – Aug 21, 2006

 

Photog who shot Iwo Jima flag-raising dies

Joe Rosenthal won Pulitzer for iconic war image

Monday, August 21, 2006; Posted: 4:06 a.m. EDT (08:06 GMT)

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SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) — Photographer Joe Rosenthal, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his immortal image of six World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, died Sunday. He was 94.

Here’s a video of the raising of the second American Flag on Mt. Suribachi.  It was filmed by SSGT William Homer Genaust, who died on Iwo Jima nine days later.