Watch Pacific: The Lost Evidence

Pacific: The Lost Evidence is a documentary television series. It focuses on the Pacific battles of World War II. There were many historic battles in the Pacific during World War II. This documentary series takes an in-depth look at those battles using war photographs. Each of these battles is examined closely for their historical content. The photographs taken before, during or after the battle.

The focus of this series is on the Pacific battles that were documented by photographers in World War II. Many of these photographs have been lost over the years, but many of the major battles can still be viewed through this medium.

Military History
1 Season, 8 Episodes
November 17, 2005
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Michael Carroll, John Wukovits, Dai Tabuchi
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Pacific: The Lost Evidence Full Episode Guide

  • It was the greatest and most costly American campaign in the Pacific Theater in which over a quarter of a million people lost their lives.

  • On July 21, 1944, American Marines and GIs invade the island of Guam--once US territory.

  • October 20, 1944--US troops storm ashore on the island of Leyte. After two long years under Japanese occupation, the liberation of the Philippines has begun.

  • June 15, 1944. Just over a week after the D-Day invasion of Normandy, on the other side of the world, 70,000 US Marines storm ashore on the Pacific island of Saipan.

  • On November 20, 1943, one of the most ferocious battles in US history began. The target--a tiny island called Tarawa. With its vital airfield, Tarawa was the first step in the island-hopping campaign that would lead to Japan.

  • On August 7, 1942, more than 19,000 Marines invaded Guadalcanal with orders to seize and hold the tropical island. In the first US offensive of the Pacific War.

  • On February 19, 1945, men of the US Marine Corps invaded Iwo Jima. Over the next 36 days, the island became the site of a titanic struggle of sheer bloody will and determination.

  • December 7, 1941--"a date which will live in infamy". The unprovoked attack on the US Pacific Fleet moored at Pearl Harbor is one of the key moments in modern history, signaling the US entry into WWII.

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