Battle Of Midway,
To The Shores of Iwo Jima
& Fury in the Pacific DVD
BATTLE OF MIDWAY: A documentary account of one of the greatest naval and air battles of World War II, directed by John Ford, who was wounded during the filming of the battle. Winner of the Academy Award for the best documentary of 1942. Superb audio and visual quality. USA, 1942, Color, 18 minutes.
Plus: TO THE SHORES OF IWO JIMA: US Marines suffered over 21,000 casualties to capture the Japanese island of Iwo Jima in February and March of 1945. This is the classic color film documentary of this invasion, showing ship bombardment, rocket fire, air bombing, the use of flame throwers and scenes of individuals and groups in combat. Nominated for best documentary short of 1945. USA, 1945, Color, 19 minutes.
Plus: FURY IN THE PACIFIC (USA, 1945): This film documents the initial invasion of the Palau Islands by the 1st Marine Division and the 81st Infantry Division in 1944. The battle was so fierce that nine cameramen fell while filming. B&W, 20 minutes.
All three films on one DVD, total running time 57 minutes.
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)