Record Details

Catalog Search

Crusade in the Pacific [videorecording].

Image of item

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur VID 940.5426 CRU (Text) v.1 34207002024694 VIDA Available -
APLS-Decatur VID 940.5426 CRU (Text) v.2 34207002024702 VIDA Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (600 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Dunellen, NJ] : Digiview Entertainment, [2006].

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Film sources: U.S. Department of Defense, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Australian Government Information Service, British Information Service, New Zealand Army, Netherlands Information Service, March of Time, Newsreel Pool, captured Japanese film from U.S. National Archives and Office of Alien Property.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Crusade in the Pacific -- Awakening in the Pacific -- The rise of the Japanese empire -- America goes to war in the Pacific -- The U.S. and the Philippines -- The navy holds 1942 -- Disc 2 Guadalcanal, America's first offensive -- War in the north, the Aleutians -- The road back, New Guinea -- Up the Solomon's ladder--Bouganville -- Attack in the Central Pacific: Makin and Tarawa -- The war at sea -- Disc 3. Speeding up the attack, The Marshalls -- Stepping stones to the Philippines -- The war in the China-Burma-India theater -- Palau: the fight for Bloody Nose Ridge -- MacArthur returns to the Philippines -- Disc 4. Bloody Iwo -- At Japan's doorstep, Okinawa -- The air war on Japan -- The surrender and occupation of Japan -- Shifting tides in the Orient -- War in Korea.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Producer, Arthur B. Tourtellot ; film editing and compilation, Jack Bush ... [et al.] ; research, Jane Bartels, Allen Dibble, Isabella Kohn.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Westbrook Van Voorhis.
Summary, etc.: This documentary covers the entire saga of World War II in the Pacific theatre, utilizing film footage shot by cameramen on both sides of the War, originally broadcast on television in 1951.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 > Pacific Ocean > Naval operations.
World War, 1939-1945 > Motion pictures and the war.
Genre: DVDs.
Documentary television programs.
War television programs.
Historical television programs.

Additional Resources