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James R. Michels
Birth: Jan. 18, 1918
Riverside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1982
Riverside
Cook County
Illinois, USA

United States Marine Corps Private. One of the six Marines who raised the first American flag on Mount Surabachi on Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945. This flag was later replaced by the flag in the famous flag raising photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 36, Block 32, Lot 32, Grave 3
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Feb 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6210596
James R. Michels
Added by: Erik Lander
 
James R. Michels
Added by: Erik Lander
 
James R. Michels
Added by: Erik Lander
 
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