Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize in 1945 for the the photo of the Iwo Jima flag-raising. The men in the photo are (left to right): Ira H. Hayes, Franklin R. Sousley, John H. Bradley, and Harlon H. Block. Two other men, Michael Strank and Rene A. Gagnon, are in the background. Bradley was an Appleton resident.
World Book Encyclopedia (2000), vol. I, p. 525; Post-Crescent, 5-29-1988, C-15.