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DVD, 180 minutes, ENT. SOFTWARE
In the summer of 1942, America was still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor and the humiliating victories of the Japanese throughout the Far East. Then came the battles of the Coral Sea and the pivotal Battle for Midway. Japan had been effectively countered and it was time to launch an attack. The first landing of American forces on a Japanese held island would occur on Guadalcanal, August 7, 1942. This was the opening of a six month campaign to wrest control of the lower Solomon Islands from the Japanese Empire. From this story of mistakes and heroism would rise the genesis of American strategy for the rest of the war in the Pacific. Episodes: "Pestilence", "Watchtower", "First Offensive", "The Battle Of Savo Island", "First Days Ashore", "The Tenaru", "The Battle Of The Eastern Solomons", "Boredom & Fear", "The Battle Of Edson's Ridge", "Matanikau River Actions", "The Battle Of Cape Esperance", "The Bombardment", "The Battle For Henderson Field", "The Battle Of The Santa Cruz Islands", "Actions at Point Cruz & Koli Point", "The Naval Battle Of Guadalcanal", "The Second Naval Battle Of Guadalcanal", and "The Final Push".
Interactive Timeline of Major Events: Europe, Russia, North Africa, Solomon Islands, May 1942-February 1943.
Some Scenes Presented in Black & White.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||02/18/2002|
|Run Time (in minutes):||180 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.16|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.4|
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