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Mount Suribachi, an extinct volcano that rises to a heigth of 550 feet
above the Southern tip of the island. The picture by Joe Rosenthal is of
five Marines and a Navy Hospital Corpsman.

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The six men who were photographed raising the flag on Iwo Jima were: Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley, Harlon Block, Michael Strank and Rene Gagnon. Of the six Sousley, Block and Strank all died shortly after the picture was taken.

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The names of the soldiers that raised the flag at Iwo Jima were: John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block, and Mike Strank.

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Six men : John Bradley , Rene Gagnon , Ira Hayes , Franklin Sousley , Harlon Block and Michael Strank .

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Ira Hayes distinguished himself at what battle?

Ira Hayes , as a US Marine , fought in the Pacific Theater of War . He was one of the flag raisers at Mount Suribachi , Iwo Jima .

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