|Caption|| ||US President Franklin D Roosevelt surveying troops on Malta in Dwight Eisenhower's personal Jeep 'Husky', 2 Feb 1945; note special modification that allowed Roosevelt to sit straight and tall ww2dbase|
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|Photos on Same Day|| ||See all photos dated 2 Feb 1945|
|Added By|| ||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date|| ||20 Apr 2009|
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Modern Day Location
|WW2-Era Place Name ||Malta|
|Lat/Long ||35.8575, 14.4775|
Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."
James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945