Sands of Iwo Jima
Sands of Iwo Jima is a 1949 war film starring John Wayne that follows a group of United States Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The film, which also features John Agar, Adele Mara and Forrest Tucker, was written by Harry Brown and James Edward Grant, and directed by Allan Dwan. The picture was a Republic Pictures production.
The story is told from the viewpoint of Corporal Robert Dunne.
|author||Harry Brown James Edward Grant|
|editor||Richard L. Van Enger|
|events||Pacific War World War II|
|keywords||baby boy bargirl battle of tarawa corporal fight flag raising hand grenade honolulu invasion of tarawa iwo jima japanese soldier judo kill mount suribachi on the beach pass pillbox platoon leader private first class raising the flag on iwo jima read sergeant serve spider hole teach training exercise want wound|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Story|