Aleutians: Cradle of the Storms - World War II

Aleutians: Cradle of the Storms - World War II

Director: Michael Single

Cast: Michael Single, Ted Roisum

     
 

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This full length documentary examines the unique role of the Aleutian Islands - a string of islands during World War II. Placed between Alaska and Siberia, where the harsh geological landscape and overall conditions have helped formulate an equally toughened and strife-filled culture, the archipelago was fortified by US forces during the conflict, and became a haven… See more details below

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This full length documentary examines the unique role of the Aleutian Islands - a string of islands during World War II. Placed between Alaska and Siberia, where the harsh geological landscape and overall conditions have helped formulate an equally toughened and strife-filled culture, the archipelago was fortified by US forces during the conflict, and became a haven for landing Navy sea planes.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/12/2011
UPC:
0690445071422
Original Release:
2001
Rating:
NR
Source:
Magic Play
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:00:00

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Disc #1 -- Aleutians: Cradle of the Storms - World War II
1. The Land Offered Little and the Weather Was Extreme [7:23]
2. 1942, World War II Would Come To The Aleutians [10:49]
3. In the Aleutians, the Weather Was The Enemy [11:14]
4. The Japanese Built An Underground City of Enormous Proportions [8:06]
5. Aleutians are the Largest Breeding Ground for Birds in North America [8:51]
6. The Key to Aleut Cultural Survival Resides in Unangax Language [9:29]

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