Raising a flag over the Reichstag is a historic World War IIphotograph taken during the Battle of Berlin on 2 May 1945, byYevgeny Khaldei. It depicts several Soviet troops raising the flag of the Soviet Union atop the German Reichstag building. The photograph was instantly popular, being reprinted in thousands of publications. It came to be regarded around the world as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the war.
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, Joe Rosenthal's historic photo depicts five United States Marines and one sailor raising anAmerican flag over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima.