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The Boys of H COMPANY

This documentary found on TUBI; the nightmare of Iwo Jima.  IMAGE is live link.

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The Late Movie: The Outsider (1961) - Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis plays Ira Hamilton Hayes. Hayes and the other five flag-raisers became national heroes as a result of the flag raising on Iwo Jima, he was instrumental in revealing the true identity of one of the other pictured Marines, who was killed in action on Iwo Jima.

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Christmas letter from Iwo Jima

Lieutenant Leonard Isacks died just two months after writing this letter home to his boys. On February 20th, 1945 he was killed when a Japanese mortar round hit his foxhole on Iwo Jima. 1,228 more words

Stoicism

Just Be It

In our current political climate, controversies abound about displays of patriotism – or the lack thereof. Colin Kaepernick’s famous (or infamous depending upon your point of view) decision to take a knee during the national anthem has incited a nationwide debate over such displays. 606 more words

Board Game Review #8: D-Day at Iwo Jima

D-Day at Iwo Jima is the fourth “D-Day” series game by Decision Games. A solitaire game, It depicts the bloody struggle for the island by calling up the player to lead the U.S. 583 more words

World War II

the curious pull of family history...

amid this summer of deep discontent and dyspepsia, i’ve been visited by an almost mythical faraway sprite — a cousin really, a distant cousin — who has opened for me long locked vaults of family history, and drawn before me the not-so-faint outlines of heartbreak and who came before me. 1,155 more words

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