Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

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    Flags of our fathers John Bradley a quiet man that didn't worry about much at all from a small Wisconsin town ,Franklin Sousley, farming man from eastern Kentucky wasn’t afraid of anyone is a fun loving person,Harlon Block athletic young man a free spirit,Ira Hayes from gila river indian reservation a Pima Indian was very quiet and always displayed a keen mind,Rene Gagnon from Manchester the only child from his family has handsome good looks and almost always the center of attention ,Mike Strank the oldest of all the flag raisers the “old man” was a larger than life hero a marine’s marine.All different men from different backgrounds in the army based on different reasons remembered for one thing the flag raising of Iwo Jima and the fight for there country. The heroes of the battle in Iwo Jima was the soldiers that didn't come back.Heroes are misunderstood by society because sometimes they are thought of as the people that helped something or someone that is on the newspaper telling there heroic story of what they did.When really they were just there and where doing nothing.But heroes are people that have risked something to help other people out making it a situation to remember.”Its…

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    start my image analysis with the picture called “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” by Joe Rosenthal, 1945. I feel that this image shows that even in a time of war American soldiers stood together to put up the flag of the United States of America. Our flag is being lifted to what seems to be about 5 men they have taken time out of their battle to lift the flag. Around these men it seems to be a wreckage around them maybe this area was bombed and everything came down as well as the flag. I feel that…

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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…

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    have a greater impact than the plan pictures. The image of the Raising of the Flag at Iwo Jima was an image taken for history. Joe Rosenthal did not know the effect this picture was going to cause the people of his home nation. He was just there to do his job. When glancing at the Raising of the Flag at Iwo Jima, the flag stands out. It is leaned back and a diagonal position that contrast the forward march of the soldiers. Looking more closely at the picture,…

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    Flag Raising on Iwo Jima. World War II will always be a huge part of American history. The battle of Iwo Jima is one of the many bloody battles American soldiers had to fight. The battle of Iwo Jima unfortunately claimed the lives of 6,800 American soldiers and wounded 20,000. The plan was to take over the island of Iwo Jima as quickly as possible to use it as an air base. Luckily, on only the fifth day of the battle, the United States Marines captured Mount Suribachi. The iconic photo of the…

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    It is said "a picture is worth a thousand words," “Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue” with a collection of photographs about Iwo Jima provide a critical understanding of battle during World War II and the sacrifices made by those involved. Joe Rosenthal is the photographer that is the main focus of the book. He began working for the Associated Press around the time America became involved in World War II. Which branched into his war photography, most importantly the photography he did on Iwo Jima. …

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    Here in the book “Flags of Our Fathers”, there was three veterans who names were John Bradley, Ira Hayes, and Rene Gagnon. The three men fought for our country in the battle of Iwo Jima. They were alike and different in so many ways. During the battle, the three men were captured in a picture that was later one of the most famous photograph of all times. The men in action raised the American flag on Sulfur Island which is Iwo Jima. John Bradley was born in Antigo, Wisconsin in 1923. Bradley was…

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    Firemen Raising the Flag at Ground Zero is another comparable photograph that was taken by Thomas E. Franklin on September 11, 2001 in New York City. Similarly to the photograph by Joseph Rosenthal, this photograph contains three American firefighters raising an American flag at Ground Zero of the World Trade Center after the horrible terrorist attacks that occurred on this day. This photograph was issued all over the world appearing on the covers of newspapers, on news stations, on posters, and…

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    Imagine yourself, sitting on one of the many transport ships heading towards an unknown island about to reveal yourself to an unknown amount of enemy troops. The morning before your arrival you are prepared a gourmet meal and briefed on how the plan was expected to go down. 7:00 strikes and you are now being guided down to your tractors to make the rest of the way to your destination, your mind is going wild with thought but you do know one thing for sure: you are part of a team, a band of…

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    Japanese empire wanted to take over Asia, and they saw the US as the only ones in their way. After the battle of Midway the tides had turned and the US began to win the war. They began the long offensive island hopping campaign to get to Japan. In Flags of Our Fathers, by James Bradley, Marines storm the island of Iwo Jima to protect America’s ideals and to stop the threat of Japan. Fueled by the freedom and liberty he had enjoyed, ‘Doc’ Bradley risked his life to protect and make sure that he…

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