You've seen the Hollywood movies about Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Now, see it as it really happened. Featured on this DVD are four rare films, including three rare color movies, produced in the wake of these epic battles.
Watch as warships bombard Iwo Jima, and Marines raise the flag atop Mt. Suribachi. See never before seen footage shot by a Marine camera crew under the command of Sgt. Bill Genaust and accompany the 6th Marine Division fighting on Okinawa, backed by carrier based aircraft and flame throwing tanks.
The following films are contained on this DVD:
- To The Shores of Iwo Jima
- Liberation of Iwo Jima
- Original Footage of Flag Raising - on Iwo Jima - Shot by Sgt. Bill Genaust
- 6th Marine Div. on Okinawa
- Invasion of the Ryukus
- Okinawa Bulletin
Digitally remastered and restored from original 16mm prints. Please note: because of the age and rarity of these films, image and sound quality can vary.
Run time is about 110 minutes in color and black-and-white. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.