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National Geographic: The Battle for Midway
     

National Geographic: The Battle for Midway

Cast: Peter Coyote

 

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The intriguing documentary on this DVD investigates an attempt by Dr. Robert Ballard to find one of the five aircraft carriers sunk during the Battle of Midway. The disc contains a standard full-frame 1.33:1 image. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles on this release. Supplemental materials include a photo

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The intriguing documentary on this DVD investigates an attempt by Dr. Robert Ballard to find one of the five aircraft carriers sunk during the Battle of Midway. The disc contains a standard full-frame 1.33:1 image. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles on this release. Supplemental materials include a photo gallery, an interactive battle map and timeline, diagrams and statistics of both the United States and Japanese forces, a profile of Robert Ballard, a trivia quiz, and previews of other National Geographic documentaries. This disc offers a wealth of material to anyone interested in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/03/2001
UPC:
0727994750024
Original Release:
1998
Rating:
NR
Source:
Nat'l Geographic Vid
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:22:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus program Combat Cameramen; Photo gallery; Interactive battle map and timeline; Diagrams and statistics of U.S. and Japanese battle forces; Profile of Dr. Robert Ballard; Trivia quiz; Previews of additional National Geographic programs; Soundtrack remastered in Dolby Digital Surround 5.1; Scene access; Web site access links

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Lonely Outpost [11:43]
2. Back to Pearl [1:45]
3. The Search Begins [6:06]
4. Steaming for Midway [2:56]
5. Equipment Trouble [5:37]
6. Waiting for Battle [2:43]
7. The Japanese Attack [3:45]
8. Shot to Pieces [4:53]
9. Finding the Kaga [6:29]
10. Ambush [6:17]
11. Japanese Disaster [4:54]
12. Comrades Remembered [2:22]
13. Yorktown Is Hit [9:18]
14. The Ship Is Found [12:21]
15. End Credits [1:54]

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