Alan Wood

Military Officer, Military Person

1922 – 2013

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Who was Alan Wood?

Alan Stevenson Wood was an American retired naval officer and veteran of World War II. Wood, who was U.S. Naval Communications officer at the Battle of Iwo Jima in February 1945, supplied the American flag being raised in the historic Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945.

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Born
May 3, 1922
Pasadena
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 18, 2013
Sierra Madre

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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