SOLD TO BENEFIT THE FIRST BATTALION SEVENTH MARINES ASSOCIATION.  THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING. ROSENTHAL, JOSEPH. 1911-2006.  Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.

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SOLD TO BENEFIT THE FIRST BATTALION SEVENTH MARINES ASSOCIATION.

THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING.
ROSENTHAL, JOSEPH. 1911-2006.
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.

Sold for US$ 4,075 inc. premium

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SOLD TO BENEFIT THE FIRST BATTALION SEVENTH MARINES ASSOCIATION.

THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING.
ROSENTHAL, JOSEPH. 1911-2006. Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.
Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 inches (341 x 272 mm), with ink inscription at lower left, pencil annotations "honor" and numeral "27" on verso. Slight yellowing, inscription faded. Unmounted.

INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROSENTHAL to a Marine Corps Major: "To Bob Payne — With sincere thanks for the help in making this possible. Joe Rosenthal, A.P." Major Charles Robert (Bob) Payne was Public Information Officer for the Fleet Marine Force, Pacific from October 18 to September 25, 1945. He was sent to Iwo Jima, where he worked with press photographers and supervised the pictorial record of the assault on the island, for which he was awarded a Bronze Star medal.

Proceeds from the sale of this lot will be donated to the First Battalion Seventh Marines Association.
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SOLD TO BENEFIT THE FIRST BATTALION SEVENTH MARINES ASSOCIATION.  THE IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING. ROSENTHAL, JOSEPH. 1911-2006.  Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.
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