With the Marines at Tarawa - movie posterWith the Marines at Tarawa
(World War II)

Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa in 1944. It required approval of President Franklin Roosevelt for release for public viewing at theaters just a few months after the three-day deadly battle at Tarawa occurred in 1944.

This U.S. Marine Corps' film won an Academy Award for Short Documentary.

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