Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Collection of documentaries on the battles fought by the US Marine Corps during WWII Episodes comprise &39;Guam&39; &39;Midway&39; &39;Guadalcanal&39; &39;Bougainville&39; &39;Rabaul&39; &39;Saipan&39; &39;Tinian&39; &39;Peleliu&39; &39;Iwo Jima&39; and &39;Okinawa&39;
Collection of documentaries on the battles fought by the US Marine Corps during WWII. Episodes comprise: ‘Guam’, ‘Midway’, ‘Guadalcanal’, ‘Bougainville’, ‘Rabaul’, ‘Saipan’, ‘Tinian’, ‘Peleliu’, ‘Iwo Jima’ and ‘Okinawa’.
The pages of military history are filled to overflowing with great moments and heroic deeds. Tales of heroism and self-sacrifice are evenly spread among all service branches yet one branch of America’s military has achieved an aura that surpasses that of its brethren. The United States Marine Corp. The mental and moral qualities of the United States Marines have been tested constantly since the birth of the nation and World War II was arguably the Marines greatest ordeal by fire. The mettle of the Corps was proven on Midway Guadalcanal Bougainville Tarawa Saipan Tinian Peleliu Iwo Jima and Okinawa to name but a few. Nearly 87 000 Marines were killed or wounded during World War II and 82 earned the Medal Of Honor. Through Three years of conflict over thousands of miles of the trackless Pacific against a ruthless and determined enemy the Marines fought for freedom for America and for the Corps. Truly for them uncommon valor was a common virtue. Disc 1: Guam Midway Guadalcanal Bougainville Rabaul Disc 2: Saipan Tinian Peleliu Iwo Jima Okinawa