The Joe Rosenthal photograph of the raising of the American flag on Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima in 1945 is one of the most iconic pictures taken during World War II.
Under Armour is (or was) selling a basketball version on a t-shirt:
Under Armour’s page currently has no photo and lists the t-shirt as “sold out”:
I like a lot of @UnderArmour apparel but I'm disappointed in their choice to produce this t-shirt. Whoever designed this t-shirt needs to fired. What's next putting a design of someone dunking on a backboard on the crumbling Twin Towers? Shame on you Nordstroms for selling it. #tasteless #disrespectful #underarmour #marines #navy #corpsman #iwojima #japan #merica #worldwar2 #Repost @staythecourse_ Band of Ballers. Seriously @underarmour bad taste, and disrespectful to the 6,821 service members who lost their lives at Iwo Jima.
But of course there are some who think it is “cool”: