The raising of a flag

The China and Fiji flags raised at Marist Brothers High School in Suva. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

ON February 23, 1945, after a fierce battle on Iwo Jima — Japan, Marines of the 28th Regiment, Fifth Marine Division, hoisted the US flag on a piece of pipe at the top of Mount Suribachi. The flag raising was a sign of victory and the image captured through the lens of Associated Press photographer […]

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