1st to fight: Pacific War Marines

1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines

Special | 55m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

On the Pacific island of Guadalcanal in 1942, the famed 1st Marine Division — the oldest, largest and most decorated division of the U.S. Marine Corps — defeated Japanese forces in a turning point of WWII. 1ST TO FIGHT: PACIFIC WAR MARINES, narrated by actor Jon Seda, documents the experiences of 1st Marine Division veterans who took part in the historic fight.

Aired: 05/15/20

Expires: 05/14/23

Rating: TV-PG

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