The aircraft carrier would prove its meddle in WWII and blaze the path to victory for the US Navy. "The Fighting Lady", a stunning color film narrated by Robert Taylor, shows the valiant efforts of the crew of the Essex-class USS Yorktown. It remains the most enduring portrait of the men who fought the air-sea war in the Pacific. Also featured on this DVD are three additional films including a short about the assault on Truk in 1944, and "Brought to Action" about the battle at Leyte Gulf. Finally, "Life and Death of the USS Hornet", profiles the carrier that struck Tokyo in 1942, but was sunk a short time later at Santa Cruz.
Digitally remastered and restored from original 16mm prints. Please note: because of the age and rarity of these films, image and sound quality may vary.
Run time is about 110 minutes in color and B&W films. Format is NTSC DVD and region-free.