Join hosts Don and Dennis on this riveting episode of the “What’s The Scuttlebutt” podcast as they delve deep into the annals of history, exploring the pivotal attack on Iwo Jima. In this enlightening discussion, they shine a spotlight on the crucial role played by LCI Group 8 in the meticulous pre-invasion planning stages of the amphibious landings on Iwo Jima. Drawing from their extensive expertise, Don and Dennis dissect the operations of the Navy Frog Men, highlighting their daring exploits and indispensable contributions to the success of the mission. Additionally, they unravel the intricate differences between Higgins boats and LCIs, shedding light on the nuances that defined these iconic vessels. But the conversation doesn’t stop there. Our hosts take a fascinating detour into the realm of pop culture, examining the portrayal of historical events in video games like Call Of Duty: World At War. Through insightful analysis, they explore how digital simulations offer unique perspectives on past conflicts, captivating audiences and sparking curiosity about the realities of war. Tune in as Don and Dennis navigate through a treasure trove of historical anecdotes, captivating narratives, and thought-provoking insights. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a gaming aficionado, or simply curious about the untold stories behind pivotal moments in military history, this episode promises to be an enlightening journey through the annals of time.

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