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  • 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 bloody battles at Cape Gloucester and Peleliu.
    2020 | The Pacific | USA | WWII Foundation Films
    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 bloody battles at Cape Gloucester and Peleliu. This documentary, narrated by actor Jon Seda (John Basilone in HBO’s The Pacific), features impressive drone footage of Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands, as well as the remote island of Peleliu, one of the most horrific and least known battles of World War II. Peleliu cost the 1st Marine Division and the United States Army some 10,000 causalities. Peleliu was also a fight that should have been avoided, “a tragic mistake,” according to many historians. In this “then and now” film, viewers get a feel for what the battle sites look like today, comparable on-screen to some of the most incredible combat video taken in the Pacific in 1942, 1943, and 1944. Also included are interviews with those responsible today for cleaning up the hazardous tools of war that still exist on these once war-ravaged islands and with a young woman still searching for the remains of her great uncle, a Japanese soldier, killed on day two of the fight on Peleliu.

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  • 20th Anniversary “U-571” Movie Reunion Podcast
    20th-anniversary cast reunion, featuring U-571 director Jonathan Mostow, actors Will Estes, Erik Palladino, Derk Cheetwood and Tom Guiry.
    2020 | Europe | France | Germany | USA | WWII Foundation Films
    20th-anniversary cast reunion, featuring U-571 director Jonathan Mostow, actors Will Estes, Erik Palladino, Derk Cheetwood and Tom Guiry. In the midst of World War II, the battle below the seas rages. The Nazis have the upper edge as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. That is until a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, and the Allies realize this is their chance to seize the 'enigma coding machine'. But masquerading as Nazis and taking over the U-boat is the smallest of their problems. The action really begins when they get stranded on the U-boat (IMDB).

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  • 4-4-43: Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess and The Greatest Story of the War in the Pacific
    April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japan’s most notorious prison camps.
    1943 | The Pacific | WWII Foundation Films
    April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japan’s most notorious prison camps. The prisoners were survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March and the Fall of Corregidor, and the prison from which they escaped was surrounded by an impenetrable swamp and reputedly escape-proof. Theirs was the only successful group escape from a Japanese POW camp during the Pacific war. Escape from Davao is the story of one of the most remarkable incidents in the Second World War and of what happened when the Americans returned home to tell the world what they had witnessed. Narrated by Dale Dye (band of Brothers, Saving Private Ryan, Platoon).

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  • 4-4-43: Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess and The Greatest Story of the War in the Pacific
    1943 | The Pacific | Podcast
    April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japan’s most notorious prison camps. The prisoners were survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March and the Fall of Corregidor, and the prison from which they escaped was surrounded by an impenetrable swamp and reputedly escape-proof. Theirs was the only successful group escape from a Japanese POW camp during the Pacific war. Escape from Davao is the story of one of the most remarkable incidents in the Second World War and of what happened when the Americans returned home to tell the world what they had witnessed. Narrated by Dale Dye (band of Brothers, Saving Private Ryan, Platoon).

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  • 82nd Airborne Paratrooper Chris Heisler on D-Day
    1944 | Europe | France | WWII Foundation Films

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  • A Company of Heroes
    A Company of Heroes features interviews with many of the men not focused on in the book “Band of Brothers”
    1944 | USA | WWII Foundation Films

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  • A Promise to My Father
    We re-trace the steps of Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter as he returns to Poland and Germany for the final time to look for items buried in 1939 in the basement of his old home in Plock, Poland as the German army advanced.
    1939 | Germany | Poland | Archival Video | WWII Foundation Films

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  • A Promise to My Father
    1939 | Europe | Germany | Poland | Podcast

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  • Aboard an LCT Ship on D-Day
    2020 | Europe | France | Podcast

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  • Actor David McCallum Video Podcast: The Great Escape, Colditz, Man From U.N.C.L.E & NCIS
    2020 | Europe | Germany | Podcast

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