With the Marines at Tarawa

This documentary about the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa was filmed by U.S. Marine cameramen and won the 1944 Academy Award for best… read more

This documentary about the November 1943 Battle of Tarawa was filmed by U.S. Marine cameramen and won the 1944 Academy Award for best documentary short. About 18,000 Marines made an amphibious assault on the small, Japanese-occupied island of Tarawa in the central Pacific. More than 1000 were killed and 2000 injured in one of the most difficult battles in U.S. Marine history. This twenty-minute film includes graphic language and scenes of death that may be disturbing to some viewers. close

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With the Marines at Tarawa

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Program ID:
453468-2
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Japan
First Aired:
Nov 03, 2018 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 23, 2019 | 9:38am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 03, 2018 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2018 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2018 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2018 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 01, 2018 | 10:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2019 | 11:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2019 | 5:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2019 | 3:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2019 | 9:38am EST | C-SPAN 3