- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: August 19, 1999
America's oldest armed force has been in existence for over 200 years. Though often overlooked, the Coast Guard plays a vital role in our national defense.
WEAPONS AT WAR tells the often-surprising story of the Coast Guard in action. Learn how it has fought alongside the other branches of the services and see rare combat footage of the Coast Guard in battle. Go aboard their ships for a look at what life is like in the Guard, and watch as they carry out their more familiar patrol and rescue missions.
From their Colonial-era origins to their changing role in the military today, this is the story of the COAST GUARD.