In 1944 Jim Radford was a 15 year old ‘galley boy’ serving with the Merchant Navy on the Empire.
Iwo Jima - A Challenge of Mountainous Proportions
The invasion of Iwo Jima was a challenge of mountainous proportions - in the shape of Mount Suribachi. It was a strategic stronghold that the Japanese were desperate to defend.
From the Series: Pacific War in Color: Fire From the Sky