Sands of Iwo JimaSands of Iwo Jima
is a 1949
war film which tells the story of the Marine
landing on Iwo Jima
during World War II
. It stars John Wayne
, John Agar, Adele Mara and Forrest Tucker.
The movie was written by Harry Brown and James Edward Grant. It was directed by Allan Dwan.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (John Wayne), Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Recording and Best Writing, Motion Picture Story.