Colonel Joe Rodgers, Decorated Iwo Jima Marine (Full Interview)

Joe Rodgers, born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1925, forged his birth certificate in 1942 to enlist in WWII (at 16) and ended up on the front lines of Iwo Jima just several years later. Rodgers landed with the United States Marine Corps in the second wave at the epic Battle of Iwo Jima and recalls his experience before, during, and after that historic battle.

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