Essay on Flag

Flags Of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers is a biography of John “Doc” Bradley, also called Jack, and the five other flag raisers in battle on the island of Iwo Jima during World War II. It is written by his son, James Bradley, who knew very little about his father’s experience and heroism in the battle of Iwo […]

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

How many men does it take to raise one American flag? A quick look of the picture told me four, a closer look told me five, and research told me six. Apparently, it takes six strong soldiers trained in combat to erect that flag. A piece of colored cloth attached to a wooden pole could […]

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