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Battle of Iwo Jima anniversary

Title
Battle of Iwo Jima anniversary
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Music
TX Date
20 Feb 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:14
Description
Washington correspondent Simon Marks reports on the ceremony led by US President Bill Clinton to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima. With speeches by Bill Clinton and Retired Marine Colonel, William Barber; interview with retired marine Thomas McFatter(?). Also includes band music and lone bugler playing the Last Post.
Contributors
Bill Clinton; Simon Marks; William Barber; Thomas McFatter(?)
Keywords
Military personnel; Second World War (1939-1945); Japan; Casualties; Commemorative events; Marines; Anniversaries; Veterans (Armed Forces); Iwo Jima

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