The flag of the US 77th Infantry Division flies for the first time on the pinnacle of Mt. Iegusugu at 10:25 a.m. on 21 April 1945. This photo was presented to Admiral R.A. Spruance Commander 5th Fleet by Major General A.D. Bruce, C/G 77th Division on 25 April 1945, and subsequently given to Admiral C.W. Nimitz by Admiral Spruance.
Courtesy of Fleet Admiral Nimitz
Naval History and Heritage Command