Reflective Essay On Iwo Jima

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To be honest, I completely procrastinated on this book report and review. I did not continue reading my book till two weeks before hand when you mentioned the book in class and about Iwo Jima. At that time I wasn’t past page 11 and it had been that way since you first assigned the assignment but when I picked it back up and continued to read, I couldn’t put it down. I even would take it to work because I never wanted to stop reading it. I remembered the day the book title was due that I hadn’t looked through my choices and picked a book so I decided to google different books that were provided as examples and I was completely hooked on the description when I googled “Flags of our Fathers”. So I decided on choosing this book, almost at random, and hoped it would be good. After class that day I went to the library nearby and picked it up. I read a little bit about why this book was created and I knew I definitely chose something that was interesting enough to me that I wouldn’t be bored to read it. I told myself that this was definitely not a good book, it was more so a great book. I knew that because it was a true story and what was written actually happened, it made it more urging …show more content…
Until now, when I am writing this paper, I realize how it is relevant to this class. Chapter 26 is about the World War II and Iwo Jima was a battle of the Pacific phase of World War II. The battle of Iwo Jima was a horrific bloody and gross battle. It last a long 36 days with America being victorious. America had severe losses in this battle which made it hard to believe to me that they even won. 26,000 losses America had in the battle of Iwo Jima. This book, of course, applies to this class and it is concluded the flag raising at Iwo Jima and the battle of Iwo Jima was a significant and important time in our history. It will forever represent one of the most horrific battles in U.S

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