Letters from iwo jima. The battle of iwo jima 19 february 26 march 1945 was a major battle in which the us. The american invasion designated operation detachment had the goal of capturing the. Letters from iwo jima.
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. 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.
Marines and the imperial army of japan in early 1945. 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. It lasted from 19 february 26 march 1945.
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. Letters from iwo jima iojima kara no tegami is a 2006 japanese american war film directed and co produced by clint eastwood starring ken watanabe and kazunari ninomiyathe film portrays the battle of iwo jima from the perspective of the japanese soldiers and is a companion piece to eastwoods flags of our fathers which depicts the same battle from the american. Many films were made about it for example flags of our fathers and letters from iwo jima both directed by clint eastwood.
The island of iwo jima stands between the american military force and the home islands of japan. The battle of iwo jima was an epic military campaign between us. Briefe aus iwojima jap.
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 highest point of iwo jima is mount suribachi at 161 m 528 ft high. Letters from iwo jima zu dt.
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.