UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS WAR MEMORIAL
Dedicated to the Marine dead of all wars, and their comrades of other services
who fell fighting beside them.
Created by Felix de Weldon, and inspired by the immortal photograph taken by
Joseph J. Rosenthal on February 23, 1945, atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Volcano
Erected by the Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation, with funds provided by
Marines and their friends, and with the cooperation and support of many public
Dedicated, November 10, 1954.