The Battle History of the USMC series presents a personal unforgettable account of the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War Korean War and in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Featuring exclusive veteran accounts dramatic archival footage and expert commentary this series puts you in the field to experience the war through the eyes and words of the Marines who were there: The Marines who put their lives on the line for their country and for the Corps. The Pacific Theater during WWII was one of the most difficult and brutal campaigns in military history. Here is where the Marines lived up to their reputation of being the "first to fight." from Midway & Guam to Iwo Jima & Okinawa this series details the string of island battles and subsequent victories across the Pacific. SECURING THE SOLOMONS: Highlights the decisive turning point of the Pacific war. Beginning with the victory at Midway and following the long and bloody battle for Guadalcanal the Marines marched up the strategically important Solomon Islands chain and claimed their first victories in the Pacific. BATTLE FOR THE MARIANAS: Continues the epic story of the battle history of the USMC on "the road to Tokyo" as they continued their island hopping campaign. In the fight to gain control of these strategic islands the Marines experienced some of the most bloody & difficult battles in the entire Pacific war against a tenacious Japanese enemy. THE FINAL BATTLES: Covers some of the most intense and fiercest battles ever fought during the Pacific War. The courage and heroism displayed by the USMC on islands such as Iwo Jima & Okinawa are now legendary. Securing these islands was crucial to the US victory over Japan but it would entail a terrible price. Director: Edward Feuerherd. Run Time: 5hrs. 25 min.