Powerful, often shocking, newsreel footage vividly depicts the bloody inferno that was the Pacific conflict of World War II. Filmed while desperate battle rages, nine U.S. cameramen are reported to have died filming the Fury In The Pacific segment alone.
Fury In The Pacific: In 1944, the rebuilt U.S. Navy takes to the offensive in an unstoppable display of overwhelming might. The bloody amphibious assault on the island of Peleliu and the horrific number of casualties suffered by both sides are graphically depicted.
My Japan: This U.S. propaganda film takes John Q. Public inside the mind of his Japanese enemy. Created to spur the sale of War Bonds, this vivid short subject depicts a fearless, fanatic enemy determined to spill the blood of millions of Americans.
Target: Japan: From Tarawa to Saipan, the relentless American campaign presses on and the devastating carnage and loss of lives is staggering and continuous.
Who Died: This heartbreaking footage dramatizes the countless American families whose fathers, sons, brothers, friends and neighbors were sacrificed to the desperate conflict in the Pacific.
Japan's Surrender: Archival footage shows mighty Japan's crushing defeat and unconditional surrender as the entire free world rejoices over the hard-won peace.