- 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: July 18, 2005
It was the first casualty of one of WWII's bloodiest fights--the battle of Peleliu.
- World renowned wreck diver John Chatterton exposes long submerged secrets.
- Extraordinary photography captures every step of these underwater missions.
- In South Pacific waters, the Detectives find clues to a warship's fate.
Armed with the latest underwater technology, driven by boundless curiosity and steeled with courage, the DEEP SEA DETECTIVES travel the globe to visit long-lost shipwrecks and other enticing treasures of the deep. With their incredible expertise and experience, John Chatterton and the other Detectives bring tales to the surface that have been submerged for generations.
On September 14, 1944, while clearing mines in preparation for the Allied invasion of the Palau Islands, the USS Perry was rocked by a huge explosion and began to list. All hands abandoned ship into open waters, drawing enemy fire from shore. Two days later the invasion begins and quickly becomes one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Campaign--the Battle of Peleliu. John Chatterton and Richie Kohler follow one survivor's journey to find the USS Perry's final resting place...and try to bring closure to an unfinished journey of their own.