Flag-Raisers of Iwo Jima

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A history of the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima recalls the raising of two flags on Mount Suribachi; the story behind the photo taken by Joe Rosenthal that became world famous; and the fate of the men who raised both flags. Included: comments from historians, veterans and family members of veterans. Gene Hackman hosts.

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A history of the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima recalls the raising of two flags on Mount Suribachi; the story behind the photo taken by Joe Rosenthal that became world famous; and the fate of the men who raised both flags. Included: comments from historians, veterans and family members of veterans. Gene Hackman hosts.

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