What year was the U.S. flag raised over Iwo Jima?

Answer The 28th Regiment of the Fifth U.S. Marine division raised the Stars and Stripes on the Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. Japanese troops on the island were not defeated until Marc... Read More »

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Who shot the photograph of the Marines rising the flag on Iwo Jima?

Answer The famous photo that won a Pulitzer Prize and was distributed to many newspapers was taken by Joe Rosenthal.

When was the first American flag raised?

The first American flag, called the Grand Union Flag, was raised on January 1, 1776. It was displayed by George Washington in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was greeted by each of the 13 colonies.R... Read More »

Why is the Marine Corps flag before the Navy flag in order of precedence?

By Naval Tradition is not the correct answer. The precedence is set my DOD and is based on the age of the services.The Marine Corps has had precedence over the Navy since 1921 because the Marine Co... Read More »

When did the Lone Star Flag become the official flag of Texas?

The Republic of Texas adopted the Lone Star Flag on January 25, 1839, with the approval of then-president Mirabeau B. Lamar. The flag was also kept as the state flag when Texas was admitted to the ... Read More »