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us: Rosenthal, Joe, 1911-2006


  • [Joe Rosenthal (1911-2006) was an American photographer, renowned for his photograph of American soldiers raising the flag over Iwo Jima.]
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    • us: Rosenthal, Joseph J., 1911-2006
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1911-10-09
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2006-08-20
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Photography
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          (lcsh) Photographers
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      • Sources

        • found: Immortal images, 1996: CIP galley (Joe Rosenthal, WWII civilian photographer)
        • found: Biog. and geneal. master index, 1981-86, cumulation (Rosenthal, Joe, 1911- )
        • found: Contemp. authors, v. 69/72 (Rosenthal Joseph J. (Joe Rosenthal), 1911- )
        • found: Yahoo! website, Aug. 21, 2006: Yahoo! News (AP Lensman who shot Iwo Jima photo dies; d. Aug. 20, 2006)
        • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 30, 2006 (Joe Rosenthal (Oct. 9, 1911-Aug. 20, 2006); American photographer)
        • found: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Requiring the Secretary of the Interior ... 1981 (subj.) t.p. (Joseph Rosenthal, photographer of the scene depicted by the memorial; U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial)
        • found: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima / Joe Rosenthal, 23 February 1945 : (Joe Rosenthal was born October 9, 1911 in Washington, D.C. His interest in photography started during the Great Depression. He was rejected by the U.S. Army as a photographer during World War II for poor eyesight, so he joined the Associated Press and followed the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 for his photograph of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima. He died August 20, 2006)
      • General Notes

        • [Joe Rosenthal (1911-2006) was an American photographer, renowned for his photograph of American soldiers raising the flag over Iwo Jima.]
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        • 1995-10-24: new
        • 2015-10-29: revised
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