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First day stamp ceremonies

Hannegan and Commemorative Stamps

Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan (third from right) shakes hands with Iwo Jima flag raiser John H. Bradley, while handing out commemorative stamps. This is the first day of issue for the Iwo Jima commemorative postage stamp. Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney is at left. Marine Corps Commandant General A. A. Vandegrift is at right.