What does the Iwo Jima memorial symbolize?
The flag raising on Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima .
Photos were taken of the Marines who placed the US Flags on the flag pole at the top of the mountain on Iwo Jima. Those photos became very famous. A memorial was created in 1954 to commemorate the horrible battles on Iwo Jima and all the men who fought and died there. The memorial is in Washington DC.