Echo Bridge Entertainment

Crusade in the Pacific Volume 1

Documentary, War
Crusade in the Pacific Volume 1
0-96009-61199-6
Synopsis
As one of the most economically-crippling, high-casualty, and devastating wars in history, World War II still stands as the conflict that revolutionized the planet. Using authentic wartime footage, this exclusive collection of classic war films and documentaries is a rare glimpse into history as it happened—these are the crucial stages of the Pacific front as you’ve never before seen them. Crusade in the Pacific…you'll feel like you're on the front lines!

CRUSADE IN THE PACIFIC
This riveting documentary relays the events that transpired between the United States and Japan's Empire of the Rising Sun during and after World War II.

AWAKENING IN THE PACIFIC
Covered is the period of time directly preceding WWII—a time when the U.S. and the British were entrenched in their own interests and Japan wasn't considered a serious threat.

THE RISE OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE
The Rise of the Japanese Empire investigates the beginnings of the Japanese war machine, including the military's decision to attack China without the okay of civilian authorities.

AMERICA GOES TO WAR IN THE PACIFIC
Highlighted is the distinctive relationship between the U.S. and the Philippine Islands—the loss of which was not just a material loss, but a spiritual one as well.

THE U.S. AND THE PHILIPPINES
This docu-drama provides an honest look at the United States' influence on the Philippine government.

THE NAVY HOLDS 1942
These are the naval battles of 1942 that proved to Japan that the U.S. was a formidable tactical adversary.

GUADALCANAL, AMERICA'S FIRST OFFENSIVE
From the first actual confrontation between untested U.S. troops and the veteran Japanese forces that had yet to lose a battle, this film covers the dogged struggle for Guadalcanal.

WAR IN THE NORTH, THE ALEUTIANS
These are the bitter battles fought in harsh conditions on U.S. soil for control of Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

THE ROAD BACK, NEW GUINEA
The Road Back, New Guinea is an exploration of the fight for New Guinea, a clash that transpired on some of the planet's most unfavorable terrain, and yet, American and Australian troops prevailed.

UP THE SOLOMON'S LADDER—BOUGAINVILLE
The struggle for Bougainville was the second major campaign of the 1st Marine Division and provided both sides with valuable amphibious warfare skills.

ATTACK IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC: MAKIN AND TARAWA
The brutal fighting over these tiny islands in the Pacific is the subject of this documentary which illustrates the personal and brutal nature of such battles.

THE WAR AT SEA
These are the naval conflicts of the Pacific theater in which Japanese and American forces redefined naval warfare with the replacement of the battleship with the aircraft carrier.

Not Rated - Violence / Available in Canada
Special Feature(s)
  • Digitally Remastered