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