AS IT HAPPENED IN GUADALCANAL
US Marines strike back on their first attack of the Pacific War.
In horrific conditions US Marines fight a six month campaign of attrition against the seemingly invisible Japanese. It is a conflict that will decide the fates of the Pacific War. High above the ‘Island of Death’ fly aerial reconnaissance missions, their cameras capturing the conflict below. Using photographs, that had been lost and forgotten after the wars end, original footage and first hand accounts the documentary provides a unique insight into the Pacific hell that was Guadalcanal.