1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines

1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines

1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines follows several Americans of the famed 1st Marine Division who took part in the United States’ first significant land offensive of World War II on the Pacific island of Guadalcanal. These same Marines then went on to fight in...
The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island

The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island

THE FILM: Follow a crew of explorers, led by legendary Chicago restaurateur Richard Portillo, to Bougainville, New Guinea to the northern Solomon Islands (Southwest Pacific) as they trek through dense jungle and deep mud to visit the remote site of the plane wreck of...
War Journal: Major Damon “Rocky” Gause

War Journal: Major Damon “Rocky” Gause

THE FILM: War Journal tells the story of one of the most incredible escapes in World War II. Two Americans, both escapees of Bataan, Damon Gause from Corregidor as well who, in 1942, in a leaky 20-foot fishing boat, escaped and sailed from the Philippines to Australia...
Uncle Jack: Manhattan Project and Beyond

Uncle Jack: Manhattan Project and Beyond

THE FILM: The Manhattan Project was an enormous undertaking that required the efforts of many of the world’s most brilliant intellectuals. Hundreds of physicists, mathematicians, and engineers were needed to design, build, and test the world’s first atomic weapon and...