James Cagney plays a reporter in Tokyo before WWII. As you could imagine, he has some trouble with the Japanese government.
This episode of the WWII documentaries series The Big Picture tells about the life of General George Patton. It’s narrated by Ronald Reagan.
67 years ago today, Marines took Surubachi and got the upper hand in the battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. This is a 1945 Technicolor film by the US government about the events of that day. Four of the cameramen that shot this film died, including Bill Genaust who shot the famous flag raising.
Burt Lancaster plays resistance member Labishe, who in 1944 wants to stop Colonel von Waldheim from shipping rare French masterpieces to Germany.
In the film, Nielsen plays John Trevor, a military agent who escapes from a secret government base where he had been the subject of various mind-control experiments. However, withdrawal from the mind-control drugs turn Trevor violent and dangerous, and now the military must find him before he can do any real damage.
The British submarine Sea Tiger docks after an unsuccessful patrol and the skipper (John Mills) and his crew are given a week’s leave. They each head off for their chosen destination. However, all arrangements are cancelled as a recall order is issued to return to the sub. Back at sea, the crew find out that the Sea Tiger is on a top secret mission to find and destroy Nazi Germany’s latest battleship, the Brandenburg.
This was recommended by a viewer and I liked it. This is an Australian made TV series about the adventures of the crew of the HMAS Hammerly, a Fremantle class patrol cutter. It’s never been shown on network television in the United States. Since we visited this show last time at Retrovision, Hulu has added Season 2.