The three surviving members of the Iwo Jima flag raising: Ira Hayes, Rene Gagnon, John Bradley attend the Memorial dedication.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1954, November 10 Duration:1 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) dedicated by President Dwight Eisenhower in Arlington, Virginia. U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon addresses the gathering of military personnel and civilians. An American Legionairre posing. Two Marine enlisted men at parade rest. Joe Rosenthal, the photographer who shot the original Iwo Jima flag raising laughs. The three surviving members of the flag raising pose: Ira Hayes, Rene Gagnon and John Bradley. Dignitaries including President Dwight Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, and U.S. Marine Corps Commander General Lemuel Shepherd, Jr. stand and salute before the Memorial. A dignitary at the podium. Military personnel and civilians seated during the ceremony.
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