Sunday Seconds with the Duke

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

Episode #52

Republic Pictures released Sands of Iwo Jima on March 1, 1950. Allan Dwan directed the film starring John Wayne, John Agar, and Adele Mara.

‘Sands of Iwo Jima’ Plot Summary

In the height of World War II, tough as nails Marine Sergeant John Stryker pushes his squad as hard as he can to prepare them to fight in the Battle of the Pacific. The Marines begin to hate Stryker, but eventually begin to appreciate his leadership when they are thrown into the war during the United States’ invasions of the islands of Tarawa and Iwo Jima. However, despite their appreciation of the training, will they ever respect Stryker as a man, and will Stryker learn to respect himself?

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Republic Pictures released Sands of Iwo Jima on March 1, 1950. Allan Dwan directed the film starring John Wayne, John Agar, and Adele Mara.

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