Iwo Jima

Series 1 - Episode 8 Iwo Jima

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Summary

A restless Basilone is assigned to train new recruits after urging the army to give him a more active role, but finds himself becoming surprisingly close to a female sergeant at his new base. However, the pair are driven apart when he is called on to lead his trainees into battle on Iwo Jima. Second World War drama, based on the memoirs of US Marines who served in the conflict, starring Jon Seda and Annie Parisse.

Cast & Crew

Sgt John Basilone Jon Seda
Lena Mae Riggi Annie Parisse
PFC Eugene Sledge Joseph Mazzello
PFC Merrell `Snafu' Shelton Rami Malek
Director David Nutter
Director Jeremy Podeswa
Writer Robert Schenkkan
Writer Michelle Ashford
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Drama