The War

Iwo Jima

Clip: Season 1 | 11m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

America needed to take Iwo Jima to secure a base for US Bombers. The Marines landed on Feb 15, 1945 and the fighting would last for nearly a month and cost the United States 6,821 lives.

Aired: 09/22/07

Rating: TV-MA

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