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Ira Hayes

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The Flags of Our Fathers

After John Bradley, one of the Iwo Jima flag raisers, died at the age of seventy his family discovered several boxes of letters and photographs that John had kept from his military service. James Bradley, one of his sons, became so intrigued by the stories represented by those keepsakes that he began a journey, including three hundred interviews, to create this publication.

Iwo Jima

This Web site includes stories and many images and graphics related to Iwo Jima flag raisers.

Postage Stamps

There have been two postage stamps commemorating Iwo Jima. The U. S. Post Office sold over 137 million of the original stamp.

The Ballad of Ira Hayes

Written by Peter LaFarge. Johnny Cash recorded the song in 1964. You can find it, and hear it from the track list, on Ring of Fire/Blood Sweat and Tears/Ballads of American Indians.

See the Famous Photo of the Flag Raising at Iwo Jima

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