Famed Iwo Jima flag raisers raise flag above Capitol, and Henry Morgenthau, Secretary of Treasury speaks in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1945, May 10 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Kick off of the Iwo Jima flag 7th War Loan drive in Washington DC. The 7th War Loan drive is underway. Famed Iwo Jima flag raising survivors and heroes, Rene Gagnon, John Bradley, and Ira Hayes stand together outside the U.S. Capitol. Guards stand at attention. Gagnon, Bradley and Hayes raise a flag of the Unites States above the U.S. Capitol to kick off the load drive. The military personnel salute the flag. The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., speaks telling American people of the urgency of buying war bonds.
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