Watch The US Battle For Supremecy In The Pacific

  • 2019
  • 1 Season

In 1943 John Ford gave the great cinematographer Gregg Toland (Citizen Kane, The Grapes of Wrath) an opportunity to direct his first film. A veritable epic, framed by a debate between Walter Huston's Uncle Sam and Harry Davenport's Mr. C on the true nature of the Pacific paradise, Pearl Harbor.

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Appointment In Tokyo
18. Appointment In Tokyo
January 1, 2019
History of World War II operations in the pacific, from the Fall of Corregidor to Japanese surrender ceremonies in Tokyo bay.
The Admiral Chester Nimitz Story
17. The Admiral Chester Nimitz Story
January 1, 2019
Raised in Texas, Admiral Nimitz had never seen an ocean when he entered Annapolis. Yet, forty years later he rescued the world's largest body of water from the tyranny of one of the mightiest fleets ever assembled. His incredible and brilliant victories at Midway and the Coral Sea, at Okinawa and the Philippines, will remain forever as an example of the United States Navy's proudest heritage.
Famous Generals MacArthur
16. Famous Generals MacArthur
January 1, 2019
Career of General MacArthur, with focus on World War II action in the pacific, post-war era in Japan, and early days of fighting in Korea.
Okinawa Captured
15. Okinawa Captured
January 1, 2019
The activities of the 1st and 6th Marine Divisions on the island.
The Fleet That Came To Stay
14. The Fleet That Came To Stay
January 1, 2019
Combat scenes from the Okinawa campaign. Pre-invasion shore bombardment, kamikaze attacks on U.S. ships.
Fury In The Pacific
13. Fury In The Pacific
January 1, 2019
This documentary covers a pair of World War II battles: the Battle of Peleliu and the Battle of Angaur. It was co-produced by the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Marines, and directed by a series of combat cameraman - of whom nine became casualties of the battles they were filming. The film is especially noteworthy for its praise of the fighting abilities of Japanese soldiers.
Truk And The Marshall Islands Fall
12. Truk And The Marshall Islands Fall
January 1, 2019
This was the most significant battle in the Pacific. Massive bombings and shellings prepare the invasion. Yanks Smash Truk 1944 Incredible footage of an air battle as America takes the Truk Island from the Japanese. The U.S. Navy makes history as a huge task force assembles to attack the highly publicized 'impregnable fortress of Truk.'
Attack The Battle For New Britain
11. Attack The Battle For New Britain
January 1, 2019
Attacks on Arawe and Cape Gloucester on New Britain from plan of attack to final victory.
What Makes A Battle
10. What Makes A Battle
January 1, 2019
Marines prepare to and invade one of the Marshall Island using tremendous firepower before landing troops. Very vivid battle footage, including dead, wounded, and surrendering enemy soldiers, as well as dead and wounded Americans.
Report From The Aleutians
9. Report From The Aleutians
January 1, 2019
American soldiers fight in the Battle of the Aleutians, struggling against almost impossible odds.
The Fighting Lady
8. The Fighting Lady
January 1, 2019
This film is a military documentary told from the point of view of the crew of the aircraft carrier the Fighting Lady -- a pseudonym for the Yorktown.
Battle Of Midway
7. Battle Of Midway
January 1, 2019
Midway was the turning battle in the Pacific. A training film which analyses this great battle from the Commander's viewpoint. Midway was the turning battle in the Pacific. Activities of Marines, Pilots and Sailors are shown before, during, and after the attack.
Battle Of Coral Sea Phase 2
5. Battle Of Coral Sea Phase 2
January 1, 2019
A detailed analysis of the Battle of the Coral Sea form the viewpoint of the Commander
Doolittle Raid Over Tokyo
3. Doolittle Raid Over Tokyo
January 1, 2019
Col. Jimmy Doolittle prepares for the raid over Tokyo. Pilots and planes are shown on board the carrier. The planes take off in choppy seas and successfully bomb targets. It's the first time Tokyo is bombed. Doolittle received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Payoff In The Pacific
2. Payoff In The Pacific
January 1, 2019
TV show from 1960 covering the build up from Pearl Harbor to the War in the Pacific.
December 7th
1. December 7th
January 1, 2019
In 1943 John Ford gave the great cinematographer Gregg Toland (Citizen Kane, The Grapes of Wrath) an opportunity to direct his first film. A veritable epic, framed by a debate between Walter Huston's Uncle Sam and Harry Davenport's Mr. C on the true nature of the Pacific paradise, Pearl Harbor.
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In 1943 John Ford gave the great cinematographer Gregg Toland (Citizen Kane, The Grapes of Wrath) an opportunity to direct his first film. A veritable epic, framed by a debate between Walter Huston's Uncle Sam and Harry Davenport's Mr. C on the true nature of the Pacific paradise, Pearl Harbor.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2019