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.
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