Joe Rosenthal Signed 8x10 Photo with Extensive Inscription (BAS)

Photographer of "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima"

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  • CLASSIC
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Photo measures 8” x 10” in size and has been hand-signed and inscribed by Joe Rosenthal (D. 2006).

Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," captured a pivotal moment in American history and became an enduring symbol of patriotism, sacrifice, and unity. Taken during World War II on February 23, 1945, the image depicts six U.S. Marines raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Published widely, the photograph quickly became an emblem of victory and resilience, rallying support for the war effort and boosting morale on the home front. Rosenthal's composition encapsulated the bravery and camaraderie of American servicemen, earning him the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in 1945. The image's legacy endures as a symbol of courage and heroism, immortalizing the sacrifices made by those who served in defense of freedom and inspiring generations to come.

The item / autograph(s) has been authenticated and encapsulated by Beckett (BAS) for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: BAS Encapsulated

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