Obviously I did NOT take this. It's actually a painting of the original Joe Rosenthal iimage. Heres the source... images.google.ie/imgres?imgurl=http://www.medalofhonor.co... This image is part of my set dedicated to this iconic image... "one for all time"
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🔶 No Ai - I am Timothée Moreau, a true history enthusiast who learned to restore and colour old black and white photographs (from 1800 to 1970). This should not be seen as a historical approach, but rather as a subjective artistic one.
the_ww2_memoirs A US Marine with an M2-2 Flamethrower, lights his pipe while gallons of gasoline and nitrogen are strapped to his back, Iwo Jima,Febraury 1945. Marine flamethrowers were a vital part of the island hopping campaign during World War 2. When the Japanese began to use their Fakkuku tactics on islands such as Tarawa, the importance of flamethrowers became clearer than ever. The many bunkers and trenches on Tarawa were difficult to clear and costly but with a flamethrower it was…
Map of Iwo Jima showing Japanese defensive positions noted by aerial reconnaissance. What the Marines couldn't have realized was that the 22,000 Japanese defenders had dug a network of tunnels and chambers underground and were safe from American bombing and shelling.