Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima Analysis

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RAISING THE FLAG ON IWO JIMA Every picture has a purpose. Many pictures are worth a thousand word. A picture can be whatever someone or someone’s wants. Some picture may describe someone 's mood or how the person is feeling. Anybody can take a picture old or young. A picture can tell a story. Picture helps create memories, which can either be good or bad. I think that a picture is being taken every second somewhere in the world. A picture can travel with someone wherever he or she goes, it can even travel with him or her for the rest of his or her lives. Without a picture, there would not be many things invented in today’s world or in the future. Many people around the world have a device that can take a picture. When you take a picture …show more content…
If I didn’t know anything about this picture, I would just describe on just how I see it. When I’m looking at this picture, I see many details, so I ask myself several questions. Why the picture was taken, where the picture was taken, who took this picture, and what is the picture about?
Raising the flag on Iwo Jima picture is in black and white. I think that the picture was taken when color on a camera was only in black and white. Maybe the time the Picture was taken color pictures were not available yet. But in today’s world, we see color everywhere on a picture being taken. As I’m analyzing the picture, it looks like six groups of soldier working together to raise the AMERICAN Flag. Those men showed bravery. I believe that those soldiers are working cooperatively to raising the flag to mark their territory as a team. After the picture was taken it became the most reproduced in history. I think people who examine this picture have a better point of view wen the war was done
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Franklin R. Sousley, Pfc. Ira H. Hayes, Sgt. Michael Strank, PhM2c John H. Bradley, Pfc. Rene A. Gadmon, Sgt. Henry O. Hansen. Those six marine and navy man showed how courageous they was to raise the U.S flag after the battle was over. Those men are facing many obstacles. Those men also showed respect. Those men are still in their uniform and are working together to raised one flag. This showed that those men had respect for their country that they were fighting for. In the next four weeks three of these men would be killed. Today when I look upon this picture, I see how important camera is. There are many different cameras. Some are cheap and affordable and some expensive. In this world that we live in, we don’t need a camera to take a picture, we can take a picture with a lot of devices, for example; cameras are found in some phone, tablet, laptop, etc.…what if camera was not invented, how would this picture get taken? Without this picture being taken? How would we view the world today? How would we have proof that those men raised a flag on that day? How would we have known how much man had raised the flag? Without this picture, would the world be different on how we look at it or would it have been the

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