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With the Marines at Tarawa Documentary + Newsreels DVD

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Learn about the brutal battles the U.S. Marines enduring during their fight to capture Tarawa during World War II. This three day brutal battle that cost the lives of over 1,000 U.S. servicemen ended in success and the capture of the Japanese that held the location. The three films that comprise this collection include many details about the event and battle activities and include:

  • With the Marines at Tarawa - The definitive look at the battle. Some of the scenes you will witness include life on the transport vessels as they make their way to Tarawa, views of the landing craft heading to shore and the landing of the Marines, aerial bombardment, mortar fire and several battle scenes. You will also see many shots of the less glorious aspects of war - caring for the wounded, dealing with prisoners, building infrastructure and similar activities.
  • 1943 Castle films newsreel highlighting many of the most sensational aspects of the battle.
  • United Newsreels footage showing the invasion fleet as it moves toward Tarawa. Marines landing on the beach and fighting the Japanese after a naval bombardment softened them up. Te newsreel also shows the effect of the attack on Japanese emplacements.

The total run time of this DVD is 33 minutes. Below are some scenes from this film collection:

 

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Price: $14.97     SKU: A737     Qty:


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