To the Shores of Iwo Jima : Documentary about the Brutal 36-day Battle for the Island

Shores of Iwo Jima

Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. Office of War Information documentary tells the story of the brutal 36-day battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima near the Japanese mainland. The film enabled American audiences to see the famous flag-raising on Mount Suribachi in color for the first time. Almost 7,000 Marines were killed during the battle.


Credit to : C-Span

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