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Item no. S99 (stamp)

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Item no. S99 (stamp)

Type: stamp

Country: USA

Date of issue: 11 July 1945

Catalog number: Scott 929

Stamp (single) issued to honor US victories at the Pacific during WW II. The design is based on a photograph by Associated Press photojournalist JOE ROSENTHAL (1911 - 2006) "Raising the US flag on the island Iwo Jima, at the Mount Suribachi" taken on 23 February 1945. Joe Rosental was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for this iconic photograph in 1945.

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