- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 10, 2009
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Columbia River Ent.
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Saipan - The Inner Line of Defense
- Peleliu - A Costly Mistake
- Iwo Jima - Countdown to Tokyo
- Okinawa - The Final Battle
This two-volume set highlights the Pacific-based operations of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, including battles in Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima.
The inner ring of Japanese defense in the Pacifi c lay across 5 island groups: the Gilbert, Marshall, Marianas, Caroline, and Palau islands. In this program we follow the operations of the US Marine Corp as they crack the inner ring of Japan's defensive perimeter and prepare for the final assault on the Japanese home islands.