Letters from iwo jima. Briefe aus iwojima jap. The american invasion designated operation detachment had the goal of capturing the. Marines and the imperial army of japan in early 1945.
Letters from iwo jima iojima kara no tegami is a 2006 japanese american war film directed and co produced by clint eastwood starring ken watanabe and kazunari ninomiyathe film portrays the battle of iwo jima from the perspective of the japanese soldiers and is a companion piece to eastwoods flags of our fathers which depicts the same battle from the american. Special edition dbl dvd ws nominated for 4 academy awards including best picture clint eastwoods letters from iwo jima tells the untold story of the japanese soldiers who defended their homeland against invading american forces during world war ii. For a movie that has had an amazing word of mouth letters from iwo jima surprisingly is not quite the punch that id thought it would be.
The battle of iwo jima was the american capture of the japanese island of iwo jima during the pacific campaign of world war iithe usa needed to capture iwo jima to be able to defeat japan. Letters from iwo jima. Located 750 miles off the coast of japan the island of iwo jima had three.
Thirty six days 21 000 japanese and 6 800 americans dead and the course of a world war and of global history changed. The island of iwo jima stands between the american military force and the home islands of japan. Iojima kara no tegami ist ein unter der regie von clint eastwood entstandener us amerikanischer kriegsfilm aus dem jahr 2006 der ereignisse der schlacht um iwojima aus japanischer perspektive erzahlt.
It lasted from 19 february 26 march 1945. Many films were made about it for example flags of our fathers and letters from iwo jima both directed by clint eastwood. The battle of iwo jima was an epic military campaign between us.
The highest point of iwo jima is mount suribachi at 161 m 528 ft high. Letters from iwo jima zu dt. Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of iwo jima from the japanese imperial army during world war ii.
Dieser film stellt ein pendant zu eastwoods kurz zuvor erschienenem film flags of our fathers dar in.