Eagle Against the Sun

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • None

A chronicle of World War II in the Pacific that features combat footage, interviews with veterans from both sides of the conflict and detailed reenactments.

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Lost Cause Season 1, Episode 10 Paid

By the fall of 1944, the harsh reality of the war in the Pacific became apparent to the Japanese high command. Finally, what remained of the Navy was practically destroyed in the Battle of Leyte Gulf which occurred in October of 1944. After the smoke had cleared from the Battle of Leyte Gulf, one thing was certain. The once mighty Japanese navy was all but obliterated.

Sho Ichigo Sakusen Season 1, Episode 9 Paid

The Japanese war machine, checked and forced to change its plans for the first time at Coral Sea and decisively repelled at Midway, was now forced to go in reverse by its failure on Guadalcanal. From now on it was the United States and its allies who were on the strategic offensive.

Silent Service Season 1, Episode 8 Paid

The Japanese war machine, checked and forced to change its plans for the first time at Coral Sea and decisively repelled at Midway, was now forced to go in reverse by its failure on Guadalcanal. From now on it was the United States and its allies who were on the strategic offensive.

Watchtower Season 1, Episode 7 Paid

The Americans were now ready to go on the offensive in the Pacific, but where? Early in the summer of 1942, the interception of a radio transmission to Tokyo revealed that the Japanese were constructing an airfield on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. That signal triggered a demand for offensive action in the South Pacific.

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  • Premiered: May 31, 2010
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A chronicle of World War II in the Pacific that features combat footage, interviews with veterans from both sides of the conflict and detailed reenactments.