History Film / FlagsOfOurFathers

19th May '16 9:18:13 AM Rmpdc
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* ManOnFire: Several Japanese soldiers are flushed out of a pillbox this way by a Marine with an [=M2=] Flamethrower during the beach landing. Interestingly, this same scene was reused in ''Film/LettersFromIwoJima'' during that film's own beach landing scene.

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* ManOnFire: KillItWithFire: Several Japanese soldiers are flushed out of a pillbox this way by a Marine with an [=M2=] Flamethrower during the beach landing. Interestingly, this same scene was reused in ''Film/LettersFromIwoJima'' during that film's own beach landing scene.
19th May '16 9:16:22 AM Rmpdc
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* ManOnFire: Several Japanese soldiers are flushed out of a pillbox this way by a Marine with an [=M2=] Flamethrower during the beach landing. Interestingly, this same scene was reused in ''Film/LettersFromIwoJima'' during that film's own beach landing scene.
19th May '16 9:08:16 AM Rmpdc
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* SemperFi: The 5th Marine Division, specifically the unit that raised both flags on Iwo Jima, is the main focus of the film.
19th May '16 9:06:31 AM Rmpdc
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* RealLife/CoolBoat: The USS ''Texas''(today a Museum ship) is shown as part of the pre-invasion bombardment force.

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* RealLife/CoolBoat: The USS ''Texas''(today ''Texas'' (today a Museum ship) is shown as part of the pre-invasion bombardment force.force.
* RealLife/CoolPlane: The [=F4U=] Corsair fighter-bomber, which gets several scenes for itself before and during the beach landings.
19th May '16 9:04:42 AM Rmpdc
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* RealLife/CoolBoat: The USS ''Texas''(today a Museum ship) is shown as part of the pre-invasion bombardment force.
8th May '16 9:36:57 PM Rmpdc
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8th May '16 7:54:42 PM Rmpdc
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* DrivenToSuicide: Several Japanese soldiers are discovered in a cave having killed themselves with hand grenades and pistols. ''Film/LettersFromIwoJima'' shows it in even gorier detail.
7th May '16 4:21:49 AM Rmpdc
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* TanksForNothing: Strank is immediately relieved upon seeing Sherman tanks making it onto the beach, which are then subsequently destroyed by Japanese artillery.

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* TanksForNothing: During the beach landings on Iwo, Strank is immediately relieved upon seeing Sherman tanks making it onto the beach, which are then subsequently destroyed by Japanese artillery.
7th May '16 4:15:27 AM Rmpdc
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* TanksForNothing: Strank is immediately relieved upon seeing Sherman tanks making it onto the beach, which are then subsequently destroyed by Japanese artillery.
5th May '16 7:05:07 AM Rmpdc
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* YanksWithTanks: The film's protagonists, of course.
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