Today in history

Thanks to Tara Ross:

On this day in 1945, United States Marines raise an American flag atop Mount Suribachi, during the bloody WWII Battle of Iwo Jima.

The flag they raised was actually the second American flag raised on the peak that day, but a photographer from the Associated Press captured the moment, making it famous.

Many thanks to the men and women who serve this great land of ours!

This entry was posted in Government, History, Military, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.