This documentary is part of a series of films that were produced to prepare America for the hardships involved in the World War II war effort. The programs were meant to both inform and inspire. This episode tells its American audience about the glorious history of the Navy, and the crucial role it will be playing in the war, particularly in the Pacific Theater. In the volatile waters of the South Seas, Navy aircraft carriers launch the airplanes that will win the war in the Pacific. Historic film footage and photographs are interspersed with personal accounts of fighting men and commentary by historians.
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