Raising the flag on Iwo Jima

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    A Lego recreation of Joe Rosenthal's 1945 photograph "Raising the flag on Iwo Jima". One of the most published photographs in history.

    Original here ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:WW2_Iwo_Jima_flag_raising.jpg

    Lego soldiers from www.brickarms.com

    Setup shot here ... www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/2452837460/

    Print available on Redbubble.

    *Hairbear, Biel Grimalt, and 724 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. ghost_target 70 months ago | reply

      It's a great pic, but there were 6 Flag raisers

    2. scroggins5000 69 months ago | reply

      Maybe you should do one with six storm troopers and an imperial flag to please the military fanboys.

    3. Genaral Patton 69 months ago | reply

      I like it because it's so real

    4. Genaral Patton 69 months ago | reply

      Hey Ryanwsocceerboy it's better then you'll ever think

    5. Katie-Rose 68 months ago | reply

      Great shot!
      Very moving.

    6. The War shop 68 months ago | reply

      Keeping history alive one Lego brick at a time! Nice!


    7. DanMadia 67 months ago | reply

      Amazing work here, I really like what you have done here, the work is beautiful.

    8. alxflickrrr 65 months ago | reply

      Very nice picture, thanks for uploading it.

    9. shrimp6 64 months ago | reply

      Ive seen that same photo on you tube.

    10. pongky © 63 months ago | reply

      whoa, gotta love those helmets

    11. candy_lett 62 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called lego world war II, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. candy_lett 61 months ago | reply

      needs one more guy theres five that you can see you only have four

    13. ~legoboy2010~ 60 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called lego world war ll, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. The Lego Brick 58 months ago | reply

      Great Shot! Unbelieveable

    15. riczribeiro 53 months ago | reply

      I'm a fan of your work now! :)

    16. dafox_1999 47 months ago | reply

      Lovely work! (And yes, I'm a nitpicker, that's the post-1959 US flag, not the 48-star 1944 version... but it's still a great job of replicating the look and feel of the original!)

    17. johnsbrana 34 months ago | reply

      Well done! Love it.

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