Letters from iwo jima. The american invasion designated operation detachment had the goal of capturing the. Letters from iwo jima zu dt. Therefore the imperial japanese army is desperate to prevent it from falling into american hands and providing a launching point for an invasion of japan.
The highest point of iwo jima is mount suribachi at 161 m 528 ft high. Briefe aus iwojima jap. It lasted from 19 february 26 march 1945.
Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of iwo jima from the japanese imperial army during world war ii. Iojima kara no tegami ist ein unter der regie von clint eastwood entstandener us amerikanischer kriegsfilm aus dem jahr 2006 der ereignisse der schlacht um iwojima aus japanischer perspektive erzahlt. That isnt to say letters was a bad movie just.
For a movie that has had an amazing word of mouth letters from iwo jima surprisingly is not quite the punch that id thought it would be. The battle of iwo jima 19 february 26 march 1945 was a major battle in which the us. Letters from iwo jima.
Many films were made about it for example flags of our fathers and letters from iwo jima both directed by clint eastwood. Located 750 miles off the coast of japan the island of iwo jima had three. The battle of iwo jima was an epic military campaign between us.
Special edition dbl dvd ws nominated for 4 academy awards including best picture clint eastwoods letters from iwo jima tells the untold story of the japanese soldiers who defended their homeland against invading american forces during world war ii. Marines and the imperial army of japan in early 1945. The battle of iwo jima was the american capture of the japanese island of iwo jima during the pacific campaign of world war iithe usa needed to capture iwo jima to be able to defeat japan.
Dieser film stellt ein pendant zu eastwoods kurz zuvor erschienenem film flags of our fathers dar in.