Iwo Jima, Red Blood Black Sand

Iwo Jima, Red Blood Black Sand

Iwo Jima, a tiny island 660 miles from Tokyo was defended by 21,000 Japanese soldiers determined to fight to the death. The US campaign was expected to last a few days. Instead it claimed the lives of nearly 7,000 Marines and lasted over a month. Over 40 reels of combat footage and 28 Marine and Navy Iwo Jima veterans personal memories tell story the of the bloodiest battle in marine Corps History.

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Iwo Jima, Red Blood Black Sand
  • Iwo Jima, Red Blood Black Sand

    Iwo Jima, a tiny island 660 miles from Tokyo was defended by 21,000 Japanese soldiers determined to fight to the death. The US campaign was expected to last a few days. Instead it claimed the lives of nearly 7,000 Marines and lasted over a month. Over 40 reels of combat footage and 28 Marine and ...