Letters from iwo jima. 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. Iwo to io to sulfur island known in english as iwo jima i w o d i m e i w e listen help info is one of the japanese volcano islands and lies south of the bonin islandstogether with other islands they form the ogasawara archipelago. The highest point of iwo jima is mount suribachi at 161 m 528 ft high.
Letters from iwo jima zu dt. Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of iwo jima from the japanese imperial army during world war ii. Many films were made about it for example flags of our fathers and letters from iwo jima both directed by clint eastwood.
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. The battle of iwo jima 19 february 26 march 1945 was a major battle in which the us. 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.
Located 750 miles off the coast of japan the island of iwo jima had three. That isnt to say letters was a bad movie just. It lasted from 19 february 26 march 1945.
Dieser film stellt ein pendant zu eastwoods kurz zuvor erschienenem film flags of our fathers dar in. Thirty six days 21 000 japanese and 6 800 americans dead and the course of a world war and of global history changed. The battle of iwo jima was an epic military campaign between us.
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. The american invasion designated operation detachment had the goal of capturing the. 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.