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The myth and the men

Eastwood pays homage to the GIs behind the Iwo Jima photo in `Flags'

By Hugh Hart
Globe Correspondent / October 15, 2006

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LOS ANGELES -- Clint Eastwood was 15 years old when he picked up his local newspaper on a February morning in 1945 and first saw the famous photograph of six American GIs raising the flag on Iwo Jima. The iconic image galvanized the nation, and in the decades that followed came to symbolize the United States's triumph. (Full article: 1067 words)

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