Sunday, September 5, 2021

Iwo Jima Flag Raisers

The six Indianapolis policemen who escorted the Iwo Jima flag raisers through downtown pose on their motorcycles. The war veterans' appearance was part of a nationwide bond drive tour. 

A United States Mail truck, which bears an image of the Iwo Jima flag raising on a postage stamp, can be seen in the background. Photo attribution: Indiana Historical Society @1945

On This Date, October, 3, 1894

On this date, October 3, 1894, Edward J Pennington of Moores Hill, Indiana, applied for a patent for his "Motor Vehicle", notable ...