Originally Posted by dmahurin
I'm not at home to take a picture but my great uncle was the seargant that ordered the original raising of the flag on Iwo Jima. I have his missouri medal of honor certificate and write up hanging on the wall. He also played himself in the movie "sands of Iwo Jima" with John Wayne. I remember talking to him as a kid but he passed away when I was around 10.
Found this picture online. My grandpa has an original of this one in a photo album.