Victory at Sea (1952): S01E02 – The Pacific Boils Over


Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.


Using Japanese footage, viewers see the planning, execution and, ultimately, the celebration of the country’s attack on Pearl Harbour. There also is an explanation provided for the attack and some peaceful moments depicted among the US sailors before the attack. Though damaged, the US Navy survives to fight again (This episode was re-broadcast on 07 December 1952 – the anniversary of the attack).

Victory at Sea Series

You can find a full index and overview of Victory at Sea here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 02 November 1952.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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