Visitors to the Fullerton Museum Center will get a unique look back in time when the award-winning Fullerton Museum with its newest exhibit, “Memories of World War II: Photographs from the Associated Press” which opens Saturday, January 18 through April 13, 2014. An Exhibit Opening Reception will be held from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Jan. 18.
Almost two hundred reporters and photographers fanned out around the globe to cover World War II for The Associated Press, the world’s largest news service. Five reporters lost their lives. Seven others won Pulitzer Prizes, including Joe Rosenthal who clambered up Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi to take the flag-raising photo that became the emblem of American victory and one of the most famous photos of all time.
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce