Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Iwo Jima flag veteran dies aged 90



US Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raising the American flag atop Mt Suribachi in Iwo Jima, Japan (AP/Joe Rosenthal

A Second World War veteran who provided the US flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima has died. Alan Wood was 90. LINK R.I.P.