Joe Rosenthal | the artist
The artist Joe Rosenthal
Oct 9 1911,
Aug 20 2006
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"It was like shooting a football game. You never knew what you got on film."
Fifty years ago this month, a young Associated Press photographer named Joe Rosenthal shot the most memorable photograph of World War II, a simple, stirring image of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the flag at Iwo Jima…
"I could only hope that it turned out the way that I looked at it through the finder."
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