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Program Title: World War II: The War In the Pacific (Disc 1)
EASC Code: JW-08
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Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
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Subject: History
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: DVD & VHS
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Release Date: 1993
Running Time: 185 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: From the skies of Pearl Harbor to the sands of Iwo Jima, relive the drama and intensity of history's greatest conflict in World War II: The War In the Pacific. This extraordinary collection is the most complete account of World War II's Pacific Theater ever created.
Combining graphic combat footage and expert commentary, it's a commanding view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism that marked this epic conflict.
Disc 1
Island Hopping: The Road Back
This epic story of the Allies' island-by-island Pacific campaign, using massive amphibious assults.
Jungle Warfare: New Guinea to Burma
In the steamy jungles of the Pacific, soldiers battles not only the Japanese, but malaria, heat exhaustion, and swarms of parasites.
Air War in the Pacific
From the war's first days, to the suicidal Kamikaze attacks and the bombing that brought the war to the Japanses homland.
The Bloody Ridges of Peleiu
From the openning Naval bombardment, to the hand-to-hand combat and vicious guerilla warfar, this is the complete story of this brutal and historic battle.
Data Entry Date: 2/2/2005