OVER 4 HOURS! The history of the combat operations of the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific - Campaigns of World War II. #from the jungles of Guadalcanal to the heights of Iwo Jima's Mt. Suribachi, it was the U.S. Marine Corps that hit the beaches first, and it was the Marines that suffered the first casualties. This is indeed the story of the few, the proud... The Marines.