Victory at sea / [a production of the National Broadcasting Company in cooperation with the United States Navy] ; produced by Henry Salomon ; directed by M. Clay Adams ; written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser.
Originally produced as an NBC television series in 1952.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disk 1. Design for war -- Pacific boils over -- Sealing the breach -- Midway is East -- Mediterranean mosaic -- Guadalcanal -- Rings around Rabaul -- Marenstrum -- Sea and sand -- Beneath the Southern Cross -- Magnetic North -- Conquest of Micronesia -- Melanesian nightmare -- disk 2. Roman renaissance -- D-Day -- Killers and the kill -- Turkey shoot -- Two if by sea -- Battle for Leyte Gulf -- Return of the Allies -- Full fathom five -- Fate of Europe -- Target Suribachi -- Road to Mandalay -- Suicide for glory -- Design for peace.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original musical score, Richard Rodgers; music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra; edited by Isaac Kleinerman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Leonard Graves.
The original full-length episodes of the award-winning series made exclusively for television and containing actual live action footage. The videos introduce the campaigns and action of World War II, concentrating on battles and action at sea.