Alan Wood



Age: 90


Summary: former U.S. naval officer who supplied a 37-square-foot American flag to five Marines and a Navy corpsman who planted it on Mount Suribachi's Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945 in what may have been World War II's most iconic image by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal.



Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure


Born: May 3, 1922


Died: April 18, 2013


Location: Sierra Madre, California