John Wayne & The Sands of Iwo Jima 1949 ~ Happy 4th of July America
Also appearing as themselves are 1st Lt. Harold Schrier, who led the flag-raising patrol on Iwo Jima, Col. David M. Shoup,
later Commandant of the Marine Corps and recipient of the Medal of Honor at Tarawa,
and Lt. Col. Henry P. “Jim” Crowe, commander of the 2nd Battalion 8th Marines at Tarawa, where he earned the US Navy Cross.
Saddle Up & Move Out !