Ira Hayes

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  • Iwo Jima

    the morning of February 23rd, a marine patrol fought its way to the summit of Mount Suribachi and raised the U.S. flag. One of those men who raised the flag was named Ira Hayes. Ira Hayes is a full-blooded member of the small Pima tribe in Arizona.” Many people used Hayes as a special celebrity to demonstrate wartime unity. Sadly, Hayes struggled for the rest of his life with that notoriety, and finally died, destitute and suffering from alcoholism at the age of 33 in 1955. The final death toll…

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  • Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue By Joe Rosenthal

    released. Of the six flag-raisers in Rosenthal’s photograph three survived to see the success and controversy the photo caused. The six flag raisers were as follows: Michael Strank, Harlon H. Block, Rene A. Gagnon, John H. Bradley, Ira H. Hayes, and Franklin R. Sousley. Hayes, Gagnon, and Bradley were the only survivors of the six. While they were hesitant at first, they traveled across the United States serving as War Bond ambassadors and attending ceremonies after the war. Throughout the…

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  • What Is My Favorite Memorial

    memorial is the Marine Corps Memorial, also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial. This historic memorial was sculpted based off of a picture taken by Joe Rosenthal who was at the island of Iwo Jima with the Associated Press. The picture features Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley, Michael Strank, Rene Gagnon, and Harlon Block. The picture was taken on Mount…

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  • Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima Analysis

    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…

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  • Windtalkers Movie Analysis

    opportunity. Only the Indian-born character faces various obstacles in his life. In the movie, he is portrayed as a hard drinker and a loser who dies in unexplained circumstances. The movie duplicates the widely known in the U.S. American Indian stereotype: Hayes is unable to assimilate to Anglo-American culture; in addition, he cannot utilize the opportunity that is given to him by the white…

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  • Arlington National Cemetery Research Paper

    The Arlington National Cemetery- There are many people in the world that lost their lives during all different kinds of wars to keep the United States safe. Most of the people are buried at the famous Arlington National Cemetery. This cemetery is very peaceful and quiet and it is considered home to many people who visit. The heroes who are buried in the cemetery fought for the United States and made it a free country. Arlington National Cemetery is located in Arlington, Virginia, containing…

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