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    Sands of Iwo Jima (Republic, 1950). Japanese STB (20" X 58"). Now here's something you don't see everyday. John Wayne took out more Japanese soldiers in this account of the war in Iwo Jima than in all the rest of his war films put together. And here's the Japanese poster for that film. In all sincerity, the Japanese gave the poster more impact than almost anyone else as, not only does it include the famous raising of the American flag on Mount Suribachi, but it also depicts a towering image of Wayne as he storms the beaches. The poster had two small holes along the right edge in the background scenes which have been repaired with linen backing. Very Fine- on Linen.

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    July, 2007
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