War Hero: The Life of General Douglas MacArthur (Plus Bonus WWII Newsreel Shorts)
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- From the Samuel L. Sherman Archives
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 58 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 14, 2012
- Originally Released: 1940
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Narrated by||Walter Cronkite|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Additional newsreel footage includes:
Marshall Islands: U.S. Navy and Marine photographers film the awesome might of the combined American forces overwhelming the Japanese defenders in bloody island warfare in this News Parade short feature.
Midway: The crushing defeats delivered to the Japanese Imperial fleet at the hand of the American Navy at the battles of Midway and the Coral Sea are documented in archival footage.
Pearl Harbor: The aftermath of 200 Japanese planes pounding Pearl Harbor, the devastation and tons of wreckage, once mighty battleships now molten twisted masses of steel, are captured in footage unreleased by the Navy until after the war.
Burning of S.S. Normandie: Incredible footage of the fire that destroyed the world's greatest luxury liner.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
- Sales Rank: 20,150
- UPC: 089218671493
- Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
- International Shipping: 1 item
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