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Who were the 6 flag raisers of Iwo Jima?

Of the six flag-raisers in the picture – Ira Hayes, Harold Schultz (identified in June 2016), Michael Strank, Franklin Sousley, Harold Keller (identified in 2019), and Harlon Block – only Hayes, Keller (Marine corporal Rene Gagnon was incorrectly identified in the Rosenthal flag-raising photo), and Schultz (Navy

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Similarly, it is asked, who were the original flag raisers on Iwo Jima?

The Six Iwo Jima Flag Raisers The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, Harold Schultz and Harlon Block. The back two are Michael Strank (behind Sousley) and Rene Gagnon (behind Schultz).

Additionally, who were the Iwo Jima soldiers? These men were Michael Strank, Harlon Block, Franklin Sousley, Ira Hayes, Rene Gagnon, and Harold Schultz. Strank, Block and Sousley went on to died on Iwo Jima less than a month after the raising of the flag.

Also question is, who lifted the flag at Iwo Jima?

Warrior in iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo was misidentified, Marines Corps acknowledges. Historians determined that Cpl. Harold 'Pie' Keller was one of the six men who raised the flag.

Who was the last surviving Iwo Jima flag raiser?

Charles Lindberg, Last Survivor of Iwo Jima Flag Raising, Dies at Age 86. RICHFIELD, Minn. – Charles W. Lindberg, one of the U.S. Marines who raised the first American flag over Iwo Jima during World War II, has died.

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