Red White Black & Blue

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Overview

This little-known World War II battle with Japanese forces on the island of Attu is covered in this 2006 documentary from director Tom Putnam. Using the accounts of two surviving soldiers, the film tells of the tragic operation that saw ill-prepared American troops take on massive casualties. Red, White Black & Blue screened at Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival.
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Overview

This little-known World War II battle with Japanese forces on the island of Attu is covered in this 2006 documentary from director Tom Putnam. Using the accounts of two surviving soldiers, the film tells of the tragic operation that saw ill-prepared American troops take on massive casualties. Red, White Black & Blue screened at Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Theatrical trailer; Outtakes and deleted scenes; Newsreel from the 1943 invasion; A slide show on the island of Attu today; Additional combat photography; Animated short film "Private Snafu in the Aleutians" directed by Chuck Jones
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2008
  • UPC: 841887009560
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Black & White / Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 71,363

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
William S. Jones Participant
Andrew Petrus Participant
Woodrow Arndt Participant
Ian W. Beaton Participant
Walter Bradshaw Participant
Dayton Drewry Participant
Edward Dupont Participant
Armando Gonzales Participant
Michael Haller Participant
Marvin Hiatt Participant
Robert Hoffmeir Participant
Allan J. Jantz Participant
Albert King Participant
Michael McLaughlin Participant
Jeff Murphy Participant
Roy Patterson Participant
Owen Pierce Participant
Laura Tatsaguchi-Davis Participant
Technical Credits
Tom Putnam Director, Producer
Gregg L. Daniel Executive Producer
Michael Harbour Producer
Jay Clarke Score Composer
Steven G. Kaplan Executive Producer
Jeff Malmberg Editor, Producer
Nathan Smith Sound/Sound Designer
Lori Putnam Associate Producer
Matt Radecki Cinematographer, Producer
Jess Stuart Saltzman Score Composer
Alex Vendler Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Red White Black & Blue
1. Introduction [3:25]
2. Reunion [6:13]
3. Japan Invades Attu [5:47]
4. Arrival On Attu [3:29]
5. Unpacking [2:57]
6. "Where Are You?" [5:23]
7. Engineer Hill [8:53]
8. Weather and Snipers [7:25]
9. Top of the Hogback [6:35]
10. Stuck In the Mud [6:16]
11. Andy's Uniform [2:10]
12. Buffalo Ridge [4:30]
13. Doctor Tatsaguchi [4:23]
14. Final Day of the Battle [5:55]
15. The Clean-Up [5:43]
16. Going Home [3:36]
17. Credits [3:07]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Red White Black & Blue
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Deleted Scenes
      Theatrical Trailer
      Slideshow of the Island Today
      Newsreel From the 1943 Battle
      "Private Snafu In the Aleutians"
      Unedited Combat Film From the Battle
   PBS.org
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