Two Flags Over Iwo Jima

Two Flags Over Iwo Jima


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Two Flags Over Iwo Jima - The iconic flag raising on Iwo Jima

Two Flags Over Iwo Jima covers a very distinct moment in the fighting on Iwo Jima: the iconic flag raising on Mount Suribachi. The author, Eric Hammel, has pulled together a superb description of the fighting around Suribachi and the flag raising, the US Marines involved and then the subsequent inadvertent distortion of events as part of the subsequent media campaign.

I must confess that I knew little of the fighting for Iwo Jima (although the TV series The Pacific gave me a...

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