Monthly Archives: February 2015

Medal of Honor – Iwo Jima

Defining a Hero        FIRST LIEUTENANT JACK LUMMUS,  USMC RESERVE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR,  WWII As  individuals of distinguished courage or ability, duly recognized for valiant service and  heroic qualities,  they  fearlessly  sacrifice  for  a  higher purpose. First Lieutenant Jack Lummus, Iwo … Continue reading

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Raising the Flag

Iwo Jima  February 23, 1945 Five U.S. Marines and a Navy Corpsman raise the American flag in the Battle of Iwo Jima Regarded  as one of the most significant and recognizable images of WWII, three Marines depicted in the photograph would be killed … Continue reading

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