Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Letters from Iwo Jima wins Golden Globe!

"Letters from Iwo Jima" won Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes this past Monday night. The film has already won many accolades- and the Golden Globes win paves the way for an Oscar.

The film relates the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II from the viewpoint of the Japanese who fought it.

"Letters from Iwo Jima" is Clint Eastwood's companion film to his successful "Flags of Our Fathers" released earlier this year.

"Flags of Our Fathers" documents the same battle, but told through the viewpoint of the Americans. The bloody, costly battle produced the iconic image of the men raising the American flag at the end of the battle.

In commeration of the movie, BuyRinkya has placed here
many Japanese war antiques for sale- including uniforms and medals.

YJ Auctions also has a variety of War Antiques:
World War I
World War II

Official Letters from Iwo Jima Page

Official Flags From Our Fathers Page


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