Michael Strank

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Birthday
10, 1919
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Mar 1, 1945 (25)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1919
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Mar 1, 1945 (25)

About

A Marine Sergeant during World War II, he was one of the men in the famous photograph, "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima."

Before Fame

He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps for eighteen months.

Trivia

He was the recipient of many awards, including a Purple Heart Medal.

Family Life

He was born in Jarabina but his family moved to Pennsylvania before he served in the Marines.

Associated With

Strank was played by Barry Pepper in the movie Flags of Our Fathers.

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