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President Kennedy’s favorite movies were all Oscar winners"Roman Holiday" with Audrey Hepburn, "Spartacus" with Kirk Douglas, and "Sands of Iwo Jima" with John Wayne. Here’s JFK meeting with another Oscar winner, Princess Grace of Monaco, alongside Mrs. Kennedy and Prince Rainier. -from the JFK Library

John Wayne DID dodge the draft because of affair with Marlene Dietrich

Poster boy: The movie poster from the 1949 film Sands of Iwo Jima, a drama set during World War II that follows a troop of United States Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima. Wayne played a relentlessly tough Marine sergeant disliked by his troops for his harsh treatment. He earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role but his lack of military service and anti-communist activities may have cost him the win #johnwayne

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Black and white images brought into glorious technicolor

Nap time: Private First Class Rez P. Hester, 7th War Dog Platoon, 25th Regiment, sleeps in...

Sands of Iwo Jima 27x40 Movie Poster (1949)

CAST: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, John Agar, Richard Jaeckel, Adele Mara, Wally Cassell, James Brown, Richard Webb, Arthur Franz, Julie (Jacqueline Wells) Bishop, William Murphy, George Tyne, Hal Bayl

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John Wayne Movie posters | ... Cinemaxunga: Vintage » John Wayne Movie Posters » Sands Of Iwo Jima

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John Wayne with John Bradley (one of the guys who raised the flag at Iwo Jima) during the filming of The Sands of Iwo Jima.

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If you were born in 1949, that year John Wayne was huge and he scored a biggie hit film that year when Republic Pictures released of The Sands Of Iwo Jima - WWII movies were big bucks to the studios now.

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See these iconic black and white images were transformed into color

Historic: The image above captured by Joe Rosenthal's shows U.S. Marines raising the American flag during the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima

March 16, 1945: A U.S. Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 1/2 days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be further booby trapped underneath his body after knocking the grenade to the bottom of the shell hole. Promising no resistance, the prisoner is given a cigarette he asked for and was dragged free from the hole. (AP Photo)

John Wayne DID dodge the draft because of affair with Marlene Dietrich

John Wayne dodged draft so he could continue his affair with Marlene Dietrich | Daily Mail Online

An M4 Sherman tank stuck in the loose volcanic sand of Iwo Jima, Feb. 21, 1945.

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John Wayne's photos and letters from his private archive

War Supporter: Duke supported the Vietnam War effort and visited the country in 1966. He played World War II heroes in Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) and Flying Leathernecks (1951) and represented every branch of the military in his war movies but he never served in the military. When the Japanese bombed Pearl harbor in 1941, he staunchly avoided going to war. Instead, he was lounging in the arms of German film star, Marlene Dietrich for the ‘best lay he ever had’. His insatiable love for the…

Sands Of Iwo Jima Canvas Art - (16 x 20)

#FlashbackFriday ...... A USMC Marine of the 4th Marine Division killed by Japanese sniper fire lays with his bayonet fixed in the sands of Iwo Jima, February 2nd, 1945.