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Meet the Marine the world just learned helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima in World War II | USA Today
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Meet the Marine the world just learned helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima in World War II | USA Today

For 74 years, Cpl. Harold “Pie” Keller was misidentified in the historical image by Joe Rosenthal and mistaken for Cpl. Rene Gagon. The Marines announced earlier this month that the Marine had been wrongly named after digging into archives and reexamining the creases in fabric, the helmet, the grenades, and the camouflage pattern of man in the picture. Kay Maurer, one of Keller’s three children, states that he never spoke about the war or revealed that he was in the photograph. This marks the third change in identification of the six men at Iwo Jima.

Source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/10/22/74-years-later-marine-identified-raising-flag-famous-iwo-jima-photo/4065952002/

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