Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a historic photograph taken on February by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
Sands of Iwo Jima (Republic, Three Sheet X John Wayne stars as Sergeant John Stryker in this patriotic war picture about the Marine Corps. I should watch this. My father was there and received a purple heart.
Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryo Kase. The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
John Bradley-Navy-medic-one of the soldiers that raised the flag on Iwo Jima-suffered from PTSD the rest of his life. He played himself in the John Wayne movie "The Sands of Iwo Jima". Shown here with John Wayne