Command Decisions (2004): S01E21 – Battle of Iwo Jima


Introduction

Match wits with the greatest military leaders and go behind the scenes of the most intriguing battles in history.

Outline

In the closing months of World War II, US General Holland “Howlin’ Mad” Smith takes over all command of the largest force of Marines ever committed to a single battle. During this programme viewers face the questions that could win or lose the Battle of Iwo Jima from the perspective of the General himself.

Command Decisions Series

You can find a full index and overview of Command Decisions here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 19 December 2004.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (18-22 minutes minus adverts).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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