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April 1899: The War

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts by considering the burning of the matsheds during 3 and 14 April. The action on 15 April (Battle of Mui Shue Hang) is described. While this Battle of Mui Shue Hang was ... More


Following the Flag in American Film

Robert Eberwein

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the importance of and historical change in the representation of the American flag in U.S. war cinema and examines the problematic aspects of another flag raising that functioned ... More


The Making and Remakings of an American Icon: ‘Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima’ from Photojournalism to Global, Digital Media

Mette Mortensen

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the history of Joe Rosenthal’s photograph, “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima,” from the first symbolic moment in World War II atop Mount Suribachi to the restaging and remaking of the ... More


The Forgotten Cinematographer of Mount Suribachi: Bill Genaust’s Eight-Second Iwo Jima Footage and the Historical Facsimile

Bjørn Sørenssen

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter tells the story of Bill Genaust, the cinematographer who shot the second flag raising atop Mount Suribachi on February 23, 1945. There were two American photographers at work at the ... More


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