Featuring the United States Navy During Some of the Most Memorable Battles Fought in the Pacific Campaign
Our US Navy War In The Pacific DVD set includes a set of four revealing DVDs capturing the involvement of the US Navy in the Pacific Campaign during World War II. These are war movies from the National Archives, shown as they were originally filmed and edited. Recount the heroic efforts and triumphs of the United States Navy in vivid detail. Enjoy the following features:
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- Includes four DVDs featuring nine captivating films:
- December 7th: Extended Version (1943) - The rare extended version of legendary filmmaker John Ford's Academy Award® winning take on the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
- Battle of Midway (1942) - Hollywood directory John Ford, who shot most of the Academy Award@REG; winning documentary himself, was seriously wounded during its filming.
- Fighting Lady (1944) - The dramatic story of the U.S. Pacific Fleet's Fast Carrier Task Force, featuring the Fighting Lady carrier.
- Japanese Sign Final Surrender (1945) - See the United News footage that includes the official signing ceremony of the unconditional surrender of Japan aboard the USS Missouri on September 2, 1945.
- The Fleet that Came to Stay (1945) - Footage of U.S. and British naval forces fending off Japanese kamikaze air attacks. Scenes also show American sailors trying to repair warships during battle.
- Brought to Action (1945) - A documentary film depicting the second battle of the Philippine Sea, including General Douglas MacArthur wading ashore at Leyte. Footage includes a U.S. flier's burial at sea.
- Why We're Here: A Report from General Sutton (1944) - A filmed appeal by General Daniel Sultan explaining U.S. troop support for the Chinese.
- Naval Aviation School Great Lakes, IL (1926) - See what life was like at the Naval Aviation School in Great Lakes, Illinois, in 1926, as sailors prepare for action and learn the skills they will need in advance of World War II.
- Navy Trade School Hampton Roads, VA (1926) - Sailors from Navy technical schools at the Hampton Roads repair planes and much more.
- Includes actual footage of U.S. and British naval forces fending off Japanese Kamikaze air attacks
- Digitally remastered for pristine quality to give you the highest quality collection of war films available anywhere
- Total run time: Approximately 325 minutes
- This program is not rated. May contain scenes and language not suitable for all viewers.