Against the Odds: The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024927
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 42
Copyright: 2014

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Provides an in-depth look at the battle fought by U.S. Marines against Japanese forces on Sugar Loaf Hill in 1945. The program looks at the seven days it took the marines to capture the hill, revealing the strategic defenses of the Japanese, the grueling conditions of combat, and the triumph of the U.S. in the last great battle of World War II. NOTE: This program depicts scenes of warfare and acts of violence and may be inappropriate for some viewers. Please preview before sharing in a classroom environment.