This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Marines.
Part of the Battle of the United States Military Compendium.
Volume one of the Battle History of the United States Military takes a tour through one of the world’s greatest elite military forces – the United States Marine Corps. Featuring some of the most dramatic combat footage ever recorded and interviews with highly decorated soldiers this is a definitive history of the US Marine Corps in battle. Three distinguished documentaries – Born In Blood Pacific Inferno and Tragedy in Triumph – take you to the four corners of the world and the edge of two centuries of valour tragedy and triumph. From sharpshooters in the War of 1812 to the bloodiest and most important battles of WWII the Marines are the first in a fight and the last to leave. A tour de force in documentary excellence celebrate the best of the best of American military might with the Battle History of the United States Marines.
Battle History of the US Marines Series
- Part 01.
- Part 02.
- Part 03.
Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Don Horan.
- Distributor(s): A&E Television Networks.
- Release Date: 2000 (US).
- Running Time: 200 minutes (total running time).
- Rating: PG.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.