1923 – John H. Bradley Born

On this date John H. Bradley was born at Antigo, Wisconsin. Bradley was one of the men in the famous picture/statue of the flag raising on Iwo-Jima. Bradley joined the 28th Marines of the 5th Marine Division on April 15, 1944. Iwo Jima was his first and only campaign. John Bradley died in 1994 in Antigo, the longest surviving member of the memorialized group. [Source: ]