Auction Date:2012 May 16 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, United States
Printed biography, one page, 8.5 x 11. Biography reads, in part: “At 24 years old, while carrying my flame-thrower, thirty-nine U.S. Marines in the 3rd Platoon and I, worked our way up the steep volcanic slopes of Mount Suribachi…Lt. Schrier, Sgt. Thomas, Sgt. Hansen, Pfc. Carlo, Pfc. Michels and I were the six Marines to raise the 1st American flag on top of Mount Suribachi…The freedoms won for all Americans were provided by all the heroes of Iwo Jima and all the battles of World War II.” Signed at the conclusion in black ink. In fine condition.