In February 1945, Americ
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I read the book before the movie. The movie, directed by Clint Eastwood is almost entirely dedicated to the book’s last chapters where the author describes the after-war lives of the heroes – and yes, despite what Bradley and Eastwood believe, these men ARE heroes regardless of the father Bradley’s protests.
After describing the battle and events of the flag raising on Mount Suribachi, the author describes how the men’s lives turned sour as the US War Machine exploited them for the 7th War Bond D
On Veteran’s Day and other such days when the mind wanders over the ultimate sacrifice made by brave men and women during our world’s troubled times, for Americans there are few images more iconic than the picture of the flag raising on Iwo Jima during WWII.
Flags of Our Fathers was penned by James Bradley, the son of one of the men in that picture. This story is about that experience, what led up to it and what came after. It is more engaging and less depressing than expected. Certainly it is n