A Notable Marine: Charles W. Lindberg

A Notable Marine: Charles W. Lindberg

Lindberg was at the first American flag raising on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima, World War II.

Rank
Corporal

Military Occupation Specialty
Flamethrower Operator, 3rd Platoon, Company E

Unit
2nd Battalion 28th Marines

Operations
World War II
Battle of Guadalcanal
Battle of Bougainville
Battle of Iwo Jima

Years Served
January 9, 1942 to January 15, 1946

Charles Lindberg at the first Iwo Jima flag raising with a signed note from Charles
Charles Lindberg later in life

Awards
Silver Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Presidential Unit Citation

Minnesota Connection
Moved to Richfield, Minnesota in 1951. Died in Edina, Minnesota on June 24, 2007, aged 86.

More Information
Wikipedia Article
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Twin Cities Pioneer Press Article

Flyer about the first flag raising at Iwo Jima

Lindberg was at the first American flag raising on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima, World War II.

Rank
Corporal

Military Occupation Specialty
Flamethrower Operator, 3rd Platoon, Company E

Unit
2nd Battalion 28th Marines

Charles Lindberg at the first Iwo Jima flag raising with a signed note from Charles

Operations
World War II
Battle of Guadalcanal
Battle of Bougainville
Battle of Iwo Jima

Years Served
January 9, 1942 to January 15, 1946

Charles Lindberg later in life

Awards
Silver Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Presidential Unit Citation

Minnesota Connection
Moved to Richfield, Minnesota in 1951. Died in Edina, Minnesota on June 24, 2007, aged 86.

More Information
Wikipedia Article
Military Wiki | Fandom Article
Twin Cities Pioneer Press Article

Flyer about the first flag raising at Iwo Jima
Patty Berg

Patty Berg

Second Lieutenant

Martin Brandtner

Martin Brandtner

Lieutenant General

Rod Carew

Rod Carew

Reserve Combat Engineer

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

General

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Private First Class

Richard Fleming

Richard Fleming

Captain

Orville Freeman

Orville Freeman

Major

John Kline

John Kline

Colonel

Charles W. Lindberg

Charles W. Lindberg

Corporal

Who's absent from roll call?

Who's absent from roll call?

Patty Berg

Patty Berg

Second Lieutenant

Martin Brandtner

Martin Brandtner

Lieutenant General

Rod Carew

Rod Carew

Reserve Combat Engineer

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

Robert E. Cushman, Jr.

General

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Private First Class

Richard Fleming

Richard Fleming

Captain

Orville Freeman

Orville Freeman

Major

John Kline

John Kline

Colonel

Charles W. Lindberg

Charles W. Lindberg

Corporal

Who's absent from roll call?

Who's absent from roll call?

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