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This series chronicle's the illustrious battle history of the U.S.S. Enterprise which played a critical role in World War Two and for a time was the only carrier defending the Pacific Theater from domination by Japan.
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[TV] World War II 360
 (From JustPressPlay. 8 November 2010, 4:50 PM, PST)

[DVD Review] World War II 360
 (From JustPressPlay. 8 November 2010, 4:50 PM, PST)

DVD Playhouse: September 2010
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 25 September 2010, 2:51 PM, PDT)

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Cast

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Alan Pietruszewski ... Himself - TOPGUN Graduate (10 episodes, 2008)
Garth R. Hassell ... US Navy sailor (7 episodes, 2008)
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Series Writing credits
Sam Dolan (4 episodes, 2008)

Series Produced by
Douglas Cohen .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2008)
Sam Dolan .... producer (10 episodes, 2008)
Ryan T. Hurst .... associate producer (10 episodes, 2008)
Louis Tarantino .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2008)
Brian Thompson .... producer (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Original Music by
Eric Amdahl (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Cinematography by
Chris Raymond (4 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Film Editing by
Conrad Stanley (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Sound Department
Michael Phillips Keeley .... sound re-recording mixer (10 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Serge Eustache .... motion graphics artist (10 episodes, 2008)
Jon Gourley .... lead modeler: Radical 3D (10 episodes, 2008)
Chris Osborne .... digital artist (10 episodes, 2008)
Brent Tyler .... visual effects artist (10 episodes, 2008)
Ben Mitchell .... lead modeler / modeler (9 episodes, 2008)
Steffen Schlachtenhaufen .... visual effects producer (8 episodes, 2008)
Simon Coombs .... visual effects artist (6 episodes, 2008)
Andrew Midgley .... visual effects producer: Crazybridge Studios (6 episodes, 2008)
Chris E. Peterson .... digital artist / animator (6 episodes, 2008)
Mike Wallner .... visual effects artist (5 episodes, 2008)
Cedar Connor .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2008)
Edward McDonough .... digital artist (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Animation Department
Ben Mitchell .... modeler: Visual FX (1 episode, 2008)
 
Series Editorial Department
Steve Kwant .... assistant editor (10 episodes, 2008)
Rod Decker .... on-line editor (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Other crew
Joel Franklin .... production coordinator (10 episodes, 2008)
Alan Pietruszewski .... military and technical advisor (10 episodes, 2008)
Quay Terry .... historical consultant / military and technical advisor (7 episodes, 2008)
 

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7 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Some errors, 14 March 2008
Author: SipteaHighTea

The episode about Guadacanel has a couple of errors. First of all, Saburo Sakai, the Japanese fighter ace was wounded; however, in his book Samurai, he stated that he was attacking a group of F4F Wildcats. However, he saw them bundle close together and when he came closer and closer to the formation, he saw that they were TBM Avenger torpedo bombers. The bombers tighten their formation so their ball turrets could throw up a wall of fire. Becauase he was going so fast, Saburo had to go right through the formation instead of evading it. The end result was he was wounded as stated in the show.

Before the encountering the torpedo planes, Sakai did shoot down a Dauntless, and he engage in a dogfight with an F4F Wildcat piloted by James Pug Sutherland for several minutes before shooting him down. These facts were not shown in the show. There was nothing mention in Sakai's book about shooting another F4F Wildcat. The pilot who was shot up by Sakai look a lot younger than those other guys that were telling their stories.

In the espisode about the Battle of Santa Cruz, they stated that Lt. Stanley Swede Vejtasa shot down 5 Val dive bombers and 2 Kate torpedo planes. Actually, he shot down 2 Val dive bombers and 5 Kate torpedo planes. I don't know why they can't get their facts straight. It makes you wonder how much they are distorting the facts in the war stories.

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Sad Enterprise fate, but maybe it helped other ships Willisroute2
Who is the narator? Polybisep
First segment goofs alhurlbut
Sakai was shot by SBD gunner, not TBM zep89
EXCELLENT SHOW!!! mimoniz
No direct link from TV schedule Willisroute2
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