Shooting Iwo Jima

History in HD: Shooting Iwo Jima

Meet forgotten hero Bill Genaust, who captured on film the flag-raising on Iwo Jima. Learn his story as told by his photo unit commander, the last living relative to remember him, and the photojournalist's own forceful, visceral footage of two of the fiercest battles in World War II.

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Shooting Iwo Jima: Sneak Peek

Discover the story of a forgotten American hero who captured one of the most memorable images of war.