Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
Crusade in the Pacific is a video series that documents the fighting between the United States and Japan's Empire of the Rising Sun during and immediately after World War II. Each episode examines a crucial stage in a war that was contested bitterly and marked by unheard-of savagery. This episode, Crusade in the Pacific: The War at Sea, covers the naval contests of the Pacific theater. The Pacific War was fought over long distances. During the conflict, Japanese and American forces would forever redefine naval warfare when the aircraft carrier replaced the battleship as the weapon of choice.