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“Two of our men found this big, long pipe there. We tied the flag to it, took it to the highest spot we could find and we raised it.”

Charles W. Lindberg
One of the U.S. Marines who raised the first American flag over Iwo Jima during World War II, speaking to the Associated Press during a 2003 interview. He died Sunday at age 86.
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