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The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal

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The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Documentary

We gave it an A

When Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic and the Bismarck, set off in 1992 to find 50 ”ghost ships” downed in the World War II battle of Guadalcanal, he met with only modest success. Fortunately, he’d brought reinforcements: American and Japanese survivors of the harrowing six-month fight. Their moving reminiscences 50 years later, accompanied by vivid archival footage, far eclipse Ballard’s underwater video of sunken metal. Combining elements of the Jacques Cousteau and war-documentary genres, National Geographic’s The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal ultimately transcends both. A

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