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A back room in his neat house was filled with souvenirs of the battle, including a mural based on one of Sgt. Lowery’s photos. Prints of the photos were kept handy for visitors, and Mr. Lindberg’s Silver Star and Purple Heart were in little boxes on a side table.

The Minnesota Legislature passed a resolution in Mr. Lindberg’s honor in 1995. His face appears on a huge mural in Long Prairie of the battle for Iwo Jima, and his likeness is etched into the black granite walls of Soldiers Field in Rochester.