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WWII: Lost Films: Glory and Guts
Glory and Guts
Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  The History Channel  |  November 15, 2018

Reporter Robert Sherrod accompanies the Marines on their assault of Iwo Jima and witnesses the horror of the fight as well as the iconic flag-raising. B-17 pilot Bert Stiles has had enough nerve-racking flying experiences and is on a mental rest leave at an English estate - but then his request to switch over to P-51s comes through, and he returns to base ready to become a fighter. On his sixth mission he chases a German fighter too closely, crashes into the ground and is killed. Rookie infantryman Rockie Blunt arrives in Normandy as a replacement.

Reporter Robert Sherrod accompanies the Marines on their assault of Iwo Jima and witnesses the horror of the fight as well as the iconic flag-raising. B-17 pilot Bert Stiles has had enough nerve-racking flying experiences and is on a mental rest leave at an English estate - but then his request to switch over to P-51s comes through, and he returns to base ready to become a fighter. On his sixth mission he chases a German fighter too closely, crashes into the ground and is killed. Rookie infantryman Rockie Blunt arrives in Normandy as a replacement.

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