The Lost Evidence: Okinawa DVD
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- 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: December 23, 2005
As U.S. forces approached their ultimate goal, Japanese defenders tried desperately to stop their advance at the last great battle.
- A cutting-edge combination of CGI animation and aerial footage.
- As each moment unfolds, experts analyze the tactics and strategies.
- Each episode offers an unforgettable profile of a pivotal engagement.
The footage sat for decades, its unique view of important encounters unseen. Shot from aircraft high above the Pacific, it captures the intense action as American forces battled Japanese defenders in the fabled Island-Hopping campaign that led to Japan's doorstep. Enriched with cutting-edge CGI graphics which create detailed contour maps of the islands, PACIFIC: THE LOST EVIDENCE sheds new light on some of WWII's most important engagements.
It was the final stanza of a brutal campaign in which over a quarter of a million people lost their lives. It was a conflict that pit a vast, modern war machine against an increasingly desperate enemy. As the Allied juggernaut closed in on Japan's home islands, Okinawa's defenders relied on suicide tactics and banzai charges to stall the invasion force.