About the Show

On December 7, 1941 Japan bombed the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. In the following months Japanese forces rampaged across Asia, humiliating America and seizing country after country. But then America fought back. By summer 1942 the United States ruled the waves but Japan was still undefeated on land and a powerful, threatening force in the air. The future was still far from certain. Part 1 of 3.