Battle History of the US Navy (2000): Part 02 – Fire and Water


This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy.


This episode begins with a short introduction about the Navy’s role in World War I and then begins to cover World War II in detail. This includes Japanese as a growing naval threat and leads into the attack on Pearl Harbour, Battle of Midway, and other World War II battles in the Pacific.

Battle History of the US Navy Series

You can find a full index and overview of the Battle History of the US Navy here.

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  • Distributor(s): A&E Television Networks.
  • Release Date: 06 November 2000 (US).
  • Running Time: 200 minutes (total running time).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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