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Gunny G: The Flag Raising @ Iwo Jima…and…Ray Jacobs…

February 24, 2015 1 comment

THE FLAG-RAISING AT IWO JIMA!!!

Morning, 1020, on 23 February 1945, Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, our national colors raised for the first time ever over the Japanese Empire!

1st Lt. Schrier with Ernest Ivy Thomas, Jr. (b...

1st Lt. Schrier with Ernest Ivy Thomas, Jr. (both seated) on Mount Suribachi at the first flag raising (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The combat patrol of 40-men of Easy Company 2/28, 5th Marine Division, led by 1/Lt Harold G. Schrier USMC. See Gunny G’s sites & forums for the story of Sgt Ray Jacobs, USMC (Ret.), who for 57 years went unrecognized as the radioman in Sgt Lou Lowery‘s series of photos of the actual flagraising on Iwo Jima (not the “replacement” flag photo shot by Joe Rosenthal later that same day to become almost instantly famous).

WHO RAISED THAT FLAG ON IWO JIMA?

(The following is from the book, Iwo Jima…, by Marling/Wetenhall)

The answer may surprise even long-time Marines who think they know their Marine Corps history…)

“…on February 24 when Schrier was notified, “Request you designate one member group of flag raisers report aboard Eldorado (AGC 11) early morning 25 February.Purpose news broadcast.

Schrier sent his second in command of the original patrol–PltSgt Ernest Ivy “Boots” Thomas.

At 0430 the next morning, Thomas found himself aboard the ship in the presence of Admiral Turner and General Howlin’ Mad” Smith. He was then interviewed by Don Pryor of CBS, who, microphone in hand, introduced him as “a modest but tough 20-year old fighting man from Tallahassee,” leader of the Marine platoon that captured Suribachi, “the first American in history who has ever raised Old Glory over a part of the Japanese Empire.”

A stunned pause. “No, Mr. Pryor,” Thomas interjected, “I don’t want to give that impression. The honor belongs to every man in my platoon. Three of us actually raised the flag–Lieutenant Harold G. Schrier, our company executive officer, Sergeant H.O. Hansen of Boston, and myself. But the rest of the men had just as big a part in it as we did.”

Thomas continued to point out that although he felt “mighty proud,” he did not consider himself a hero, or that he had done anything that the others hadn’t also done.”

(PltSgt Thomas, speaking to the media and Navy/Marine Corps top brass just a couple days after the flag raising on Iwo Jima!)

THE VANDEGRIFT REVELATIONS

The following is from Tedd Thomey’s Immortal Images, A Personal History of Two Photographers and the Flag Raising On Iwo Jima, Naval Institute Press, 1996 “

The Vandegrift revelations surfaced in a book about Iwo Jima published in the spring of 1995. Albee and Freeman present evidence that, over a period of 2 1/2 years, from early 1945 to September 1947, General Vandegrift laid down a policy that suppressed issuance or recognitionof any of the Marine Corps’ Iwo Jima photography that might have diminished the uniqueness of the Rosenhtal classic.1″ “

…The man most affected by this policy was Sgt Lou Lowery, the Leatherneck magazine photographer who had shot the photo of the……………MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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James Forrestal- Early Zionist Hit-Job? – henrymakow.com

November 18, 2014 1 comment

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Forrestal receives a medal from President Truman

James V. Forrestal 1892-1949 was America‘s first Secretary of Defensefrom 1947-1949.

He opposed the creation of the state of Israel.

His ruthless murder was covered up by the Zionist-controlled press. Thankfully, people like retired economist David Martin are still on the case.

A reminder that the real history of the modern world is the subversion of civilization by a satanic cult made up of Cabalist Jews and Freemasons.

By virtue of their control of banking, success is contingent on dedication to world government tyranny and betrayal of the values we hold dear.

For eye opening details, be sure to read Dan’s comment below this article. by David MartinNew Forrestal Document Exposes Cover Uphenrymakow.comPresident Truman relieved James Forrestal of his position in late March of 1949. Within a few days he was committed, apparently against his will, to Bethesda Naval Hospital suffering from “exhaustion.”

In spite of the invaluable service he had rendered to the country during World War II, first as Under Secretary of the Navy and then Secretary of the Navy, he had in 1948 and early 1949 been the subject of an unprecedented press vilification campaign, led by powerful [Jewish] columnists Drew Pearson and Walter Winchell.

At around 1:45 am, May 22, some seven weeks after his admission to the hospital, Forrestal plunged from a 16th floor window of the hospital to his death.

A belt or cord, said to be from his dressing gown, was tied tightly around his neck.On May 23, a review board was appointed by Admiral Morton D………

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Gunny G: ABOUT THAT FLAG RAISING AND RAY JACOBS !!!!! …..

February 19, 2014 3 comments

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Who Raised The Flag At Iwo Jima?

THE FLAG-RAISING AT IWO JIMA!!!

Morning, 1020, on 23 February 1945, Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, our national colors raised for the first time ever over the Japanese Empire!

The combat patrol of 40-men of Easy Company 2/28, 5th Marine Division, led by 1/Lt Harold G. Schrier USMC. See Gunny G’s sites & forums for the story of Sgt Ray Jacobs, USMC (Ret.), who for 57 years went unrecognized as the radioman in Sgt Lou Lowery‘s series of photos of the actual flagraising on Iwo Jima (not the “replacement” flag photo shot by Joe Rosenthal later that same day to become almost instantly famous).


WHO RAISED THAT FLAG ON IWO JIMA?
(The following is from the book, Iwo Jima…, by Marling/Wetenhall)
The answer may surprise even long-time Marines who think they know their Marine Corps history…)

“…on February 24 when Schrier was notified, “Request you designate one member group of flag raisers report aboard Eldorado (AGC 11) early morning 25 February.Purpose news broadcast.

Schrier sent his second in command of the original patrol–PltSgt Ernest Ivy “Boots” Thomas.

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The American Flag Daily: Iwo Jima…see gunny g addendum re iwo jima, ray jacobs…

February 19, 2014 1 comment

The American Flag Daily: Iwo Jima

The American Flag Daily ^ | February 19, 2014 | FlagBearer

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 7:41:44 AM by Master Zinja

On this day in 1945, the five-week-long battle of Iwo Jima began with the invasion of the island by the United States Marine Corps. This would be one of the bloodier battles in the Pacific theater, with more than 6,800 Americans dying and over 19,000 wounded. In their honor, we raise the Corps flag on the anniversary of the first day of battle.

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Dangerous Old Men… “Everybody knows a Walt Kowalski. He is the grizzled Korean War veteran Clint Eastwood played in the movie Gran Torino.”

February 18, 2014 2 comments

Dangerous Old Men

American Thinker ^ | January 12, 2013 | Ebben Raves

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:22:54 PM by Neil E. Wright

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Clint Eastwood (“Letters from Iwo Jima” Screening, Berlinale 2007) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Everybody knows a Walt Kowalski. He is the grizzled Korean War veteran Clint Eastwood played in the movie Gran Torino. A man who spends his days sitting on the porch, keeping his house and yard immaculate, satisfied to drink his cheap beer while watching his neighborhood and country go to hell around him.

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He is an anachronism, a dinosaur — part of the old America where you worked hard, took pride in your work and where you lived, and fought for your country and what it stood for when called upon

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Gunny G: NEWEST STORIES @ B4IN ! !!!!!!!!!!!

February 3, 2014 Leave a comment

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Update: TSA, FBI, DHS Retaliate Against NM Police Chief & CSPOA
by Guerilla Girl Ashley The Pete Santilli Show & The Guerilla Media Network Update: In todays episode of The Pete Santilli Show, we put all of the rumors, and dis-info about this very important story to rest. You will hear all of the facts of this story right from police

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Gunny G: 11 Attempts To Disband The Marines Or Merge With The Army… | BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN !

December 24, 2013 3 comments

THROUGH THE YEARS…

“Beginning with the presidency of Andrew Jackson, the Marines had survived eleven serious proposals to disband the Corps or merge it with the Army.5″

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“…Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal, who was inspecting Green Beach on Iwo Jima that morning in 1945, saw the Stars and Stripes go up atop Mount Suribachi and heard the beleaguered troops below come alive with whistles and cheers and shouts of joy.

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