Featuring Some of the Most Memorable Names and Events During America's Involvement in the WWII Pacific Theater
Our WWII Combat In The Pacific: The Rise And Fall DVD set includes a set of four revealing DVDs illustrating U.S. involvement in the Pacific Theater during World War II. These are war movies from the National Archives, shown as they were originally filmed and edited. Complete with the following features:
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- Includes four DVDs featuring twelve captivating films:
- Recognition of the Japanese Zero Fighter (1943): Ronald Reagan is featured in this 1943 film of a fighter pilot who learns the importance of knowing the difference between Japanese and U.S. aircraft
- December 7th (1943): Directed by John Ford, this Academy Award® winning film chronicles the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
- Reconnaissance Pilot (1943): William Holden stars as a pilot in the Pacific Theater of WWII as he flew reconnaissance missions over enemy-held islands.
- Appointment in Tokyo (1945): See U.S. soldies on the Bataan Death March and Marines raising the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima.
- Army Air Forces: Pacific (1944): AAF missions to Okinawa and Iwo Jima, featuring General MacArthur and Ernie Pyle
- Solomon Islands (1945): The U.S. Marine Corps ends the Japanese occupation of the Solomon Islands, plus actual footage of Admiral "Bull" Halsey and Admiral Chester Nimitz
- With the Marines at Tarawa (1944): Witness the actual amphibious landing by the Marines, the capture of a major Japanese airbase on Tarawa, and the raising of the U.S. flag.
- The Battle for the Marianas (1944): United States Army, Navy, and Marines join forces to wrest control of these Pacific islands from the Japanese
- Surrender in the Pacific (1945): Footage documenting the aftermath of war, highlighting Tojo's suicide attempt, and the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- Fury in the Pacific (1945): Combat cameramen risked their lives to film the intense Battle of Angaur and the invasion of Peleliu island.
- This is the Philippines (1945): A film made to prepare U.S. soldiers for active duty in the Philippines, including an overview of natural resources, exports, and indigenous culture.
- Action at Angaur (1945): Witness serial action in the Pacific as U.S. planes strafe Japanese positions on Angaur, learn tactics used for securing "Suicide Hill," and more.
- Includes war footage of Admiral "Bull" Halsey, Admiral Chester Nimitz, General MacArthur, and Ernie Pyle
- Digitally remastered for pristine quality to give you the highest quality collection of war films available anywhere
- Total run time: Approximately 340 minutes
- This program is not rated. May contain scenes and language not suitable for all viewers.