Joe Rosenthal | the artist

The artist Joe Rosenthal
Born Oct 9 1911, Washington, USA.
Died Aug 20 2006 Novato, California.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

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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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