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 Lieutenant) March 31, 2015

This video shows the damaged Japanese battleship Nagato in September 1945 at Yokosuka harbor. She was the flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy and the leadship of the Nagato-class battleships. On 18 July 1945, Nagato was bombed and badly damaged by carrier-based aircraft of the US Navy.read more

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 Lieutenant) March 18, 2015

US Marines in Heavy Combat on Peleliu  - Graphic.  Mainly shot from a ridge overlooking the battlefield, this film gives the viewer a unique look into the bitter fighting by U.S. Marines on Peleliu during WW2. Narrated.

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Seventy years ago, U.S. Marines secured Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima, beginning a long and bloody fight for control of the World War II Japanese outpost.

  1. U.S. Marines switch out the smaller flag for a larger one during the battle at Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. (Bob
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 Lieutenant) February 21, 2015

The American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed from the need for a base near the Japanese coast. Following elaborate preparatory air and naval bombardment, three U.S. marine divisions landed on the island in February 1945. Iwo Jima was defended by roughly 23,000...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 14, 2015

This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Operation Hailstone, the U.S. assault on "Japan's Pearl Harbor", the naval base at Truk. Footage shows Task Force 58, which included the fleet carriers USS Yorktown, USS Essex, USS Intrepid, USS Bunker Hill, USS Enterprise, and the light...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 12, 2015

Stage two of the isolation and reduction of the Japanese fortress of Rabaul was the seizure of key bases at the opposite (Western) end of the 370-mile long island of New Britain, cutting enemy supply lines and providing advance airfields for continuing attacks on the stronghold. You'll see all...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 17, 2014

A concise telling of Japanese aggression and military expansion leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor. From the War Comes to America episode of Why We Fight, produced by Frank Capra.read more

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Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941:

  1. A small boat rescues a USS West Virginia crew member from the water after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo).
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