Program: The War
Episode: Iwo Jima
America needed to take Iwo Jima to secure a base for US Bombers. The Marines landed on Feb 15, 1945 and the fighting would last for nearly a month and cost the United States 6,821 lives.• Visit the Iwo Jima webpage
Premiere Date: 09/23/2007
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-MA
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