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Uncommon valor, common virtue : Iwo Jima and the photograph that captured America

Author: Hal Buell
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub. Group/Penguin Group, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Videodisc : English : Berkley Caliber hardcover edView all editions and formats
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An in-depth account of the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, immortalized in Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, describes the events of the battle between U.S. Marines and Japanese forces, as well as Rosenthal's ten days on Iwo Jima during the conflict, in a narrative complemented by more than 120 archival combat photographs.
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Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Buell
ISBN: 0425209806 9780425209806
OCLC Number: 65978720
Notes: Includes index.
"A Berkley Caliber Book."
Videodisc is a Lou Reda Productions, Inc.
Produced by Sammy Jackson, Mort Zimmerman, Tracey A. Connor ; written by Col. Joe Alexander, Norman Stahl.
Credits: Executive producers, Lou Reda, Scott Reda ; edited by Tracey A. Connor ; photo consultant, Hal Buell.
Performer(s): Narrator, Fritz Weaver.
Description: xi, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: History of Iwo Jima --
The War --
The Battlefield --
The Enemy --
D-Day --
D+1, D+2, D+3 --
D+4: The Flags of Suribachi --
D+5 --
D+6 TO D+14: An Icon Is Born, A Battle Continues --
Reality, Myths, and the Fog of War --
A Picture for All Time --
Another Picture --
Iwo Jima and 9/11 --
Loose Ends --
Medal of Honor Citations.
Other Titles: Iwo Jima, uncommon valor, common virtue
Responsibility: Hal Buell.
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An in-depth account of the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, immortalized in Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, describes the events of the battle between U.S. Marines and Japanese forces, as well as Rosenthal's ten days on Iwo Jima during the conflict, in a narrative complemented by more than 120 archival combat photographs.

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