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Program Title: Attack and Counter Attack: 1941-43
EASC Code: JP-06
Series Title: Pearl Harbor to Final Victory
Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: History
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: DVD
Director:
Producer: Reader's Digest
Release Date:
Running Time: 120 min
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: December 7, 1941 - the horrific japanese attack on Pearl Harbor nearly destroying the U.S. Pacific fleet. American morale reels, but within but within six months, it's the enemy's turn to suffer at the battle of Midway, losing 4 aircraft carriers, one cruiser, and 322 planesThe U.S. went on the offensive, launching a deadly campaign of amphibious assaults that began with the Slomon Islands. It was there, on one obscure island, that U.S. Forces would learn the grueling and bloody nature of war in the Pacific---Guadalcanal. U.S. forces begin rolling back Japan's early advancements starting with Tarawa---only two miles long but capturing it took the four bloodiest days of the entire Pacific campaign. Meanwhile, on the Asian mainland Gis, Marine and their allies fight desperatley for every yard of the Burma road.
Data Entry Date: 11/4/2003