Battle 360° (2008): S01E10 – The Empire’s Last Stand

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline The Enterprise engages in successful operations in the South China Sea, Iwo Jima and Okinawa and its string of luck continues even with the introduction of Kamikazes. But Enterprise finishes the war in port after a single kamikaze destroys its… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E09 – Battle of Leyte Gulf

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline As American forces prepare to invade the Philippines the Japanese, now deficient in aircraft carriers and planes, change tactics to disrupt American amphibious landings with their massive battleships and use their aircraft carriers as decoys. The ruse leads to history’s… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E08 – D-Day in the Pacific

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline The USS Enterprise participates in the Battle of the Philippine Sea, the most crushing American naval aerial victory of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Battle 360° Series You can find a full index and overview of Battle 360°… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E07 – Hammer of Hell

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline The Enterprise as part of a task force of seven other carriers and their support ships attack Japan’s major harbour in Truk Lagoon hoping to devastate their fleet. But the Japanese anticipated the attack, pulled out their major ships and… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E06 – The Grey Ghost

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline United States forces go on the attack to drive the Japanese out of the South Pacific. The Enterprise, with upgrades to almost all its combat systems, a new commander and a new fleet of powerful escort ships, leads the way… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E05 – Enterprise versus Japan

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline The Japanese send a fleet with a dozen troop carriers, a total of 13,000 men, to retake Guadalcanal. As the only remaining operational aircraft carrier in the pacific the job of stopping them falls to the Enterprise and its escorts.… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E04 – Bloody Santa Cruz

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline The Japanese Guadalcanal invasion fleet engages Task Force 61 spearheaded by the Enterprise and Hornet. For the American forces it is a defensive battle as wave after wave of Japanese planes bombard the American carriers and eventually destroy the Hornet.… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E03 – Jaws of the Enemy

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline American forces go on the offensive and take Guadalcanal from the Japanese. But the Japanese want it back and fight fiercely to get it. Battle 360° Series You can find a full index and overview of Battle 360° here. Production… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E02 – Vengeance at Midway

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline Wise to the Japanese trap at Midway the American carrier force prepares an ambush. Despite winning a tremendous victory, poorly executed air operations by the American forces lead to the loss of many air crews and the Hornet aircraft carrier.… Read More

Battle 360° (2008): S01E01 – Call to Duty

Introduction Battle 360°, also written as Battle 360, is an American documentary television series. Outline After checking in at Pearl Harbour following the Japanese attack, the Enterprise goes on the offense, first in the Marshall Islands then escorting Doolittle’s raiders on the USS Hornet. Battle 360° Series You can find a full index and overview… Read More