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Feb 5, 2018

IWO JIMA: NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC (PT I): the US makes the tough decision to attack the well-fortified island of Iwo Jima, and does so beginning on Feb. 18th, 1945, with heavy losses. This episode covers the US attack through day one. Conclusion coming in two weeks.

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Mentioned in this episode: The #NavahoCodeTalkers, John Basilone, Pete Stein, Darrell S Cole (The Reluctant Bugler), #USSYorktown, #IwoJima, Mt. Suribachi, D-Day at Iwo, #USMarines

Part Two will feature: The Story of the Flags at Iwo Jima, The Battle,Heroism

Names: Glenn M Stroven USMC, Lt. Gen. F Lawrence Snowden USMC, Cpt. Jerry Yellen USAAF, RV Burgin USMC, George Raffield USMC, pfc Arthur Rodriguez USMC, Gilmon Brooks USMC, Tim Timvold USMC, Darrell S Cole Sgt USMC, John Basilone Sgt USMC

Music: NCM, Ross Bugden -"Drive", US Marine Corps Hymn USMC Band