Flags Of Our Fathers - The Invasion Of Iwo Jima
Posted on: October 11, 2006
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Invasion sequence clip of LSTs unloading soldiers, tanks and jeeps on the beach of Iwo Jima as the battle commences.
February 1945. Even as victory in Europe was finally within reach, the war in the Pacific raged on. One of the most crucial and bloodiest battles of the war was the struggle for the island of Iwo Jima, which culminated with what would become one of the most iconic images in history: five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi.