Joe Rosenthal, the Associated Press photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize for his immortal image of World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, died Sunday (Aug. 21) at a nursing home in Novoto. He was 94. In this 1995 photo by Doug Mills of the AP, Rosenthal sits on a bench in front of the Marines memorial that was modeled after his Feb. 23, 1945 photograph. After the war, Rosenthal worked at the Chronicle until his retirement in 1981. Read the AP obit and the Chronicle obit

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