Iwo Jima in the Lowcountry

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The Parris Island Depot’s Iwo Jima Monument  has served as a daily reminder of that historic battle in its emulation of Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the legendary flag raising at Mount Suribachi. It was cast by Felix de Weldon, an Austrian Jew who escaped Nazi persecution. 

Photo by Ron Callari

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