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Hansen, Henry Oliver "Hank"

Date of birth:
December 14th, 1919 (Boston/Massachusetts, United States)
Date of death:
March 1st, 1945 (Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, Japan)
Buried on:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Plot: O. Row: 0. Grave: 392.
American (1776 - present, Republic)


Sergeant Henry O. Hansen took part in the first flag raising over Iwo Jima on Mount Suribachi, and was, for a time, mistakenly identified as one of the six men in the famous photograph of the second flag raising.
Sergeant Henry O. Hansen was killed in action seven days later.

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