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Screening: Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
To mark the 75th anniversary of the iconic flag raising during the Battle of Iwo Jima, the MacArthur Memorial will screen Sands of Iwo Jima (109 minutes). Starring John Wayne, the Sands of Iwo Jima is the story of a group of Marines who fought in one of the most brutal battles of the war in the Pacific. Sands of Iwo Jima will be the first film in the 5th Annual Military History Film Festival. The 2020 film festival will focus on WWII 75th anniversaries and Hollywood vs History. http://www.norfolk.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=11484