Slovakia has issued a stamp on 1st March 2019  honors Marine Corps Sgt. Michael Strank, one of the flag-raisers in the famous Iwo Jima photograph of World War II.

The first-day cover for the stamp includes a cachet in the lower left showing a scene based on Joe Rosenthal’s Feb. 23, 1945, Pultizer-prize-winning photograph of six Marines raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.

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