Battle of Iwo Jima

Veterans of the battle of Iwo Jimo spoke about their experience in the battle, military life in wartime, and related their perceptions of… read more

Veterans of the battle of Iwo Jimo spoke about their experience in the battle, military life in wartime, and related their perceptions of the fierce nature of warfare on the island.

Colonel Dave Severance was the commander of E Company, 28th Marines which took Mt. Suribachi and raised the flags on Iwo Jima. Donald Mates and James White were veterans of the Fourth Platoon of the Third Marine Division which landed on Iwo Jima on February 24, 1945. They talked about hand-to-hand fighting and the death of platoon mate Jimmy Trimble a few days later. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
282311-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2010

Airing Details

  • Nov 15, 2008 | 9:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 2008 | 12:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 2008 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2008 | 6:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 11:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 5:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 11:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2009 | 5:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2010 | 12:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2010 | 6:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2010 | 12:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2010 | 6:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
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